Millions of Australians leave jobs

Looking for a new job?  2.5 million Australians ceased a job last year.
Looking for a new job? 2.5 million Australians ceased a job last year.

ABOUT 2.5 million Australians ceased a job in the 12 months to February.

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed about one in six of those people was retrenched, made redundant or their employer went out of business.

In 2010, around one in five 5 people reported that they lost their last job for these reasons, compared with one in 10 in 2008.

The most common main reasons for ceasing a job were: 20% left their last job voluntarily to obtain better job or conditions; 17% said that their last job was temporary or seasonal, and 14% left their job due unsatisfactory work conditions.

Topics:  employment




Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
Half Acre Land ... $65,000
Residential Land 0 0
The Summit Village ... $230,000
House 3 1 2
Amazing Property ... $380,000
House 3 2 2

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Warwick jobs listed daily


Featured Jobs
FULL TIME WEB... Fortitude Valley Full Time 75,000 - 90,000


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Great Gardening...

Win a $500 gardening gift voucher
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Post an ad from $30
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Libra

No one can cramp your style today as the Moon and Mars indicate a strong drive to get mobile and physical. This is advisable. Someone is...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save