Employment Bulletin
August 2022
Unemployment decreased at all levels of education

Examined by level of education, unemployment decreased from August last year at all levels of education; the decrease was greatest among those with lower level basic qualifications (-23%), post-secondary non-tertiary education (-20%), lowest level of tertiary education (-19%) and secondary education (-16%). Unemployment decreased the least among those with level of education “unknown” (-1%).

Unemployment decreased in all occupational groups

Examined by occupation, unemployment decreased for all groups from August of last year. The greatest decreases were in the groups of service and sales workers (-9,600), ‘unknown’ (-6,600), craft and related trades workers (-6,500) and professionals (-4,300). Unemployment decreased the least in the groups of armed forces (-30), skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (-700) and managers (-700).