BCEC Monthly Labour Market Update – May 2017

AuthorsRebecca Cassells, Alan Duncan, Yashar Tarverdi
PublishedJune 2017
PublisherBankwest Curtin Economics Centre
Number of Pages4

Welcome to the second edition of the BCEC Monthly Labour Market Update.

Produced monthly, this economic commentary will explore the latest Labour Force data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), providing expert insights and analysis around key labour market indicators.

Key findings from May 2017 data include:

  • Labour markets strengthening but more underemployed women
  • Private sector doing it tough, while public sector workforce grows
  • WA labour markets still adjusting post-resources boom