Industry outlook: health care and social assistance


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Australia. Department of Employment. Labour Market Research and Analysis Branch


Industry employment outlook reports provide charts and detailed analysis of the labour market characteristics of industries in Australia. This report for the health care and social assistance industry contains the following sections: Employment; Workforce characteristics; Future employment prospects; Skill shortages; Employers' recruitment experiences; Glossary. Key messages include: health care and social assistance is the largest employing industry in Australia, employing 12.3 per cent of the total workforce as at May 2014; the industry has experienced consistently strong growth over...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Labour market; Employment; Outcomes; Statistics; Demographics; Qualifications; Skills and knowledge; Income

Keywords: Future; Statistical data; Occupation; Skill needs; Employers; Employees; Employment projection; Recruitment

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Department of Employment, 2014

Physical description: 18 p.

ISSN: 2201-3660

Reports for other industries may be found on the Department of Employment's Labour Market Information Portal (LMIP) at:

Resource type: Industry study

Document number: TD/TNC 117.1442

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