Unemployment climbs to 5.2 in March; true impact of COVID won’t be known until next month
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA says we won’t know the true effects COVID-19 has had on jobs until next month.
The latest jobs figures have been released revealing Australia’s unemployment rate has climbed by 0.1 of a per cent to 5.2 per cent.
WA’s unemployment rate is up point-two-per-cent, to five-point-four percent.
Chief Economist Aaron Morey admits it’s better news than expected but says the true impact of the crisis won’t be known until we see next month’s figures.
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