Hiring people
  • -3.7%
  • 0.32 p.p. YoY
Percentage change in number of small business employees

As in years past, January saw a dropoff in employment driven largely by casual staff leaving the workforce. Overall employment fell by 3.7% month on month, and casual employment tumbled by twice that amount. 

Hiring people

-3.7%

change in the number of Australian small business employees from December to January 2020

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