State’s job vacancies increase by a quarter
JOB vacancies in South Australia increased 6.2 per cent in the past three months and more than 25 per cent in the past year, Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show.
In August, there were 11,100 vacant jobs in SA compared to 10,400 in May and 8900 in August last year.
In the private sector, job vacancies have increased by 26 per cent during the past 12 months while vacancies in the public sector rose by 17.4 per cent.
SA’s public sector vacancies stand in stark contrast to the national average, which went backwards 23.6 per cent.
Administration, retail and construction are the industries with the most vacancies.