The image compares SEEK job adverts for January this year to January last year. SEEK reported today that there was monthly job ad growth in all states and territories but one in January, with Australia nationally recording 1.7% growth in job ads this month.
New job ads grew nationally by 0.6% compared to the same time last year.
Once again, Tasmania led the way in year-on-year job ad growth, with the state recording 18.9% growth in January. The Apple Isle also posted strong monthly figures, recording a 7.4% monthly increase in job ads. Western Australia recorded another positive result with 5.3% yearly job ad growth.
The Northern Territory experienced both a year-on-year (9.5%) and month-on-month (2.1%) decline in January, and was the only state or territory to record a monthly decline.