Employment Dashboard April 2023

Job ads fell marginally in April 2023 and are down 19% year-on-year, however remain historically high compared to 2019 figures which shows there is still strength in the market. April is an interrupted month with a number of public holidays, which likely has led to a slowdown in hiring.

Source: SEEK Employment Index

Data is seasonally adjusted unless otherwise stated.



The data should be regarded as standalone information and should not be aggregated with any other information.The data is given in summary form and whilst care has been taken in its preparation, SEEK makes no representations about its completeness or accuracy. SEEK expressly bears no responsibility or liability for any reliance placed on the data, or from the use of the data.

Note: the SEEK Employment Index (SEI) may differ to the job ad count on SEEK’s website due to a number of factors including: 1) seasonal adjusments applied to the SEI; 2) the exclusion of duplicated job ads from the SEI; 3) the exclusion of Company Listings (included under Company Profiles) from the SEI.