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Job mobility falls for first time in three years

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024
... pre-pandemic level, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS head of labour statistics Bjorn Jarvis said in the 12 months to February 2024, around 8% of employed people, or 1.1 million people, changed their employer or ...

Financial services workers eye earlier retirement

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
... This average has risen from 58.5 years in 2014-15 and from 57.4 years in 2004-05," ABS head of labour statistics Bjorn Jarvis said. "On average, men intend to retire slightly later than women, but this gap is closing. In 2022-23, there was around half ...

Unemployment rate rises to 3.7%

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 FEB 2023
... 11,000 people, and the number of unemployed increased by 22,000 people. On the result, ABS head of labour statistics Bjorn Jarvis said: "January is the most seasonal time of the year in the Australian labour market, with people leaving jobs but also ...

Rate rises more likely after unemployment plunge

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUL 2022
... number of jobs this month jumped by 88,000 people and unemployment fell by 54,000. ABS head of labour statistics Bjorn Jarvis said the large fall in unemployment this month reflected more people than usual entering employment and lower numbers of employed ...

Chief economist: What JobKeeper cliff?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
... losses in the coming months. However, this goes against the recent improvement in leading indicators. And just as Bjorn Jarvis - head of labour statistics at the ABS - explains, "The end of the JobKeeper wage subsidy did not have a discernible impact ...

Chief economist update: Australians all let us rejoice

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... Monthly hours worked increased by 38 million hours to a record 1,800 million in March. To be sure, and according to Bjorn Jarvis, head of labour statistics at the ABS, "The data was collected during the first half of March, prior to the end of JobKeeper ...

Chief economist update: Australia's not jobless recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
... 90K in November and 50K in December - January marked the fourth straight month of employment gains. Not only that, Bjorn Jarvis, head of labour statistics at the ABS, pointed out that: "Nationally, employment was only 59,000 people lower than March 2020 ...

Jobs return to pre-pandemic levels

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021
... December 2020, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS head of labour statistics Bjorn Jarvis said early to mid-December is a seasonal peak for jobs each year, and the latest data showed payroll jobs had increased ...

Retirees increasingly favour income over lumps sums

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016
... rather than withdrawing lump sums, according to new analysis released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Bjorn Jarvis, the program manager of the ABS' labour and income branch reported that almost 1.2 million people were receiving an income ...

People aged 85+ to triple by 2040

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2013
... ABS. "Based on our projections, with medium growth, Australia will double its population by the year 2075," said Bjorn Jarvis, Director of Demography at the ABS, "but under our high and low scenarios it could be as early as 2058, or after 2101." But ...
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