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Seasonal Event Statistics
Retail as a Career
As the second largest employer in the country, the retail sector accounts for nearly 9.7% of all current workers in Australia.
Employment within the retail industry has continued a steady growth, year-on-year, over the last 20 years, with nearly 1.4 million people currently employed within the sector and a projected increase of 4.3% (or 55,000) new jobs over the next five years.
By 2030, it’s predicted that soft skill intensive occupations will make up almost two thirds of the workforce, with demand for soft skills exceeding supply by up to 45%.
Inside Australian Online Shopping Quarterly Ecommerce Update – July 2023
More Australians shopping online, but savvy shoppers are looking for ways to save.
The Australia Post quarterly eCommerce update has just been released, showing 5.5 million Aussie households on average made an online purchase every month in Q4, up 3.9% from last year.
But with cost of living pressures rising, shoppers are spending less online overall – down 3.1% compared to last year – and looking for ways to save.
Get the latest eCommerce insights and find out how shoppers are spending more strategically in Australia Post’s new report today.