Employment Bulletin
February 2021
Unemployment increased at all levels of education

Examined by level of education, unemployment increased from February last year at all levels of education; the increase was greatest among those with post-secondary non-tertiary education (77 %), level of education ‘unknown’ (55 %), lower-degree level tertiary education (39 %) and upper secondary education (34 %).

Unemployment increased in all occupational groups

Examined by occupation, unemployment increased in all groups from February last year; the most in the groups of service and sales workers (20,300), ‘unknown’ (14,200) and craft and related trades workers (10,900). Unemployment increased the least in the groups of armed forces (40), skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (600) and managers (1,200).