In the Labour Market Advance Release Second Quarter 2020, we observed that the effect of COVID-19 was more extensive in 2Q 2020 than 1Q 2020. In this report, the preliminary estimates have been updated with final data, and trends are broadly similar to our preliminary assessment.
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The Department is also releasing, for the first time, unemployment rates on a monthly basis to detect shifts in the employment situation in a more timely manner. Latest available data showed that in July 2020, unemployment rates continued to increase from June.
For more information, please refer to the full Labour Market Second Quarter 2020 report.
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