Quarterly Employment Survey: December 2012 quarter

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  05 February 2013

Key facts

In the December 2012 quarter compared with the September 2012 quarter:

  • The seasonally adjusted number of filled jobs rose 0.4 percent.
  • The seasonally adjusted number of full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) rose 0.4 percent.
  • Average ordinary time hourly earnings fell 0.1 percent.

In the December 2012 quarter compared with the December 2011 quarter:

  • The seasonally adjusted number of filled jobs rose 1.4 percent.
  • The seasonally adjusted number of FTEs rose 1.5 percent.
  • Average ordinary time hourly earnings rose 2.6 percent.

Graph, Employment, quarterly change, December 2009 quarter to December 2012 quarter.  

Vince Galvin
Acting Government Statistician

5 February 2013
ISSN 1178-0649