Employment Bulletin
July 2023
Unemployment decreased at only three levels of education

Examined by level of education, unemployment decreased from July last year at three levels of education. Unemployment decreased among those with lower level basic qualifications (-16%), higher level basic qualifications (-3%) and lowest level of tertiary education (-3%). Unemployment increased the most among those with education level unknown (15%), post-secondary non-tertiary education (12%), lower-degree level tertiary education (10%), and higher-degree level tertiary education (7%).

Unemployment decreased in four occupational groups

Examined by occupation, unemployment fell in four groups from July of last year; the most among service and sales workers (-1,100), office and customer service workers (-600) and skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (-200) . Unemployment increased the most in the groups of “unknown” (3,000), craft and related trades workers (2,600), professionals (1,100), and plant and machine operators, and assemblers (900).