Employment +10,300 in June

The economy added 10,3000 jobs in June.

Graph: Employed Persons

Source: ABS

However, the headline unemployment rate ticked up to 5.7%.

Graph: Unemployment Rate

Source: ABS

Over the past year, jobs growth has all been about NSW (+81,900) and VIC (+37,100) with not a lot happening in the other states.

Unemployment is highest in Tasmania (8.9%) and QLD (+6.4%).

Overall, not a bad report, but still work to be done - quite literally.

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