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Industry job trends and statistics

This information provides current industry and labour market trends, and identifies national skills shortages in Queensland.

If you are looking for a job, learn more about how to search for job vacancies.

Skills shortages

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamSkills shortages in a particular industry can mean job opportunities. Shortages exist because employers can't fill vacancies. This may be because the job requires specialist skills, the location is difficult or the industry is booming.

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Apprentice shortages

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamThe for apprenticeships identifies traditional trades that don't have enough skilled workers to meet demand.

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamA wide range of occupations are listed, including:

  • aircraft maintenance engineers
  • bakers
  • bricklayers
  • electricians
  • joiners
  • optical mechanics
  • telecommunications technicians.

Government offers a  to encourage employers to take on more apprentices.

Read more about apprenticeship training and financial help that may be available if you are thinking about starting an apprenticeship.

Employment growth

The 4 industries that are expected to record between 2019–2024 include:

  • health care and social assistance
  • professional, scientific and technical services
  • education and training
  • construction.

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamThese industries are forecast to provide more than 62% of employment growth in the next 5 years. Growth is also likely in those jobs that require higher skill levels (e.g. Bachelor degrees, advanced diplomas).

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamRelevant work experience in some jobs could be a substitute for formal qualifications. On-the-job training may also be needed as well as formal qualifications.

The Australian Government's has detailed information on the skill levels that are expected in the labour market over the next 5 years.

for a snapshot of current and projected employment figures, earnings and recruitment. Queensland job statistics are provided for most industries.

Queensland trends

Compare Queensland's monthly with national figures. You can also find data on monthly employment growth.

For more detailed information on Queensland's labour force statistics visit:

  • – regional demographics, employment levels and job vacancies.