Australian geoscientist employment improved marginally in the third quarter of 2019.
The latest AIG Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey revealed that unemployment amongst Australian. geoscientists fell to 7.4% at the end of September, down from 9.3% at the end of July. The underemployment rate also fell to 14.1%, from 14.9% for the same period.
The survey results continue a gradually improving trend evident since March 2016, but the rate of improvement appears to have slowed since March 2018.
The survey results are currently being analysed and detailed results will be released in the next few days.