Employment Bulletin
June 2022
Unemployment decreased at all levels of education

Examined by level of education, unemployment decreased from June last year at all levels of education; the decrease was greatest among those with post-secondary non-tertiary education (-24%), lower level basic qualifications (-23%), lowest level of tertiary education (-21%), secondary education (-19%) and lower-degree level tertiary education (-19%). Unemployment fell the least among those with level of education ‘unknown’ (-9%), doctorate or equivalent level tertiary education (-15%) and higher level basic qualifications (-15 %).

Unemployment decreased in all occupational groups

Examined by occupation, unemployment decreased for all groups from June of last year. The greatest decreases were in the groups of service and sales workers (-13,900), ‘unknown’ (-9,200), craft and related trades workers (-8,400), professionals (-6,100), and associate professionals and technicians (-5,000). Unemployment decreased the least in the groups of armed forces (-20), skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (-700) and managers (-800).