In the media | 18 Oct 2021

ABC NEWS: Unemployment rate rises for the first time in almost a year

BIS Oxford Economics’ chief economist in Australia, Sarah Hunter comments on the impact of the delta strain on the labor market.

Another 138,000 jobs were lost last month as Australia’s two most populous states struggled through extended lockdowns, but the unemployment rate was held down by a dramatic plunge in people looking for work.Listen to the full news report from ABC News below:

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