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Friday, February 16 2018
Qld post strongest jobs growth of any state

There was a silver lining to Queensland posting the highest unemployment rate in the country. It actually has the highest jobs growth rate of any state.

According to the latest State of the States report released by CommSec New South Wales is once again Australia’s best performing economy while Queensland is showing strong employment growth,

Queensland remains in sixth position. But the outlook is promising with annual employment growth the fastest in the nation and just off the fastest for the state in over a decade.

“Queensland has the strongest annual employment rate at 4.6 per cent, alongside the ACT and above New South Wales at 3.5 per cent,” said James.

Posted by: Greg Carroll AT 06:36 am   |  Permalink   |  Email