Mining employment continues to climb

Mining workforce numbers continue to climb, with Western Australia topping 117,900 Mining employees in the September to November 2020 quarter (an increase of 3.8%), according to the latest data from the Australian Government.


National figures followed a similar trend with Mining employment increasing 5.8% in the September to November 2020 quarter to reach 261,900, and adding 20,400 jobs in total over the last 9 months.


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Image obtained from the Industry and Occupation quarterly update November 2020, Labour Market Information Portal - Data Visualisation, National Skills Commission.