Release date: 12/01/2023

Latest data confirms there has never been a better time to find work in South Australia with vacancies reaching a record 25,300.

A quarterly survey released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics shows the number of job vacancies in South Australia increased 0.4 per cent in the 3 months to November 2022 and 6.8 per cent through the year.

Nationally, in the same three-month period, the number of job vacancies fell 5.2 per cent.

In a sign of the continuing strength of the jobs market in South Australia there are currently 22,300 job vacancies in the private sector - up 1,400 from the previous year.

It follows last month’s encouraging jobs figures, which found there are now 920,300 South Australians employed, 601,500 of them full time.

This comes as South Australia has a near record low unemployment rate at 4.1 per cent

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Attributable to Stephen Mullighan

While nationally the number of job vacancies is going backwards, South Australia is bucking the trend, increasing the number of available jobs.

Job vacancies have reached a record high with more than 25,000 opportunities to secure work.

There has never been a better time to find a job in South Australia with so many businesses in so many industries looking for workers.