Thursday, January 14

2015 was a remarkably good year for the labour market

After three years of relative stagnation, the total hours worked increased ...



Total in jobs grew much faster than it has since 2010.

 

Both full-time and part-time job numbers grew ...

 



The participation rate increased through the year ...

 

And the unemployment rate declined for the first time since 2012 ...

Friday, October 16

Labour market






And a quick look around the states.









Sunday, October 4

A quick look at home loan approvals

This first chart is the total number of approvals by ADIs per quarter ...


The remaining charts will be percentages of the above ... we will start with owner-occupier versus investment loan approvals.



And loan to valuation ratios (LVR) for all loans ...





And finally a look at loan characteristics ...








Friday, October 2