CANBERRA IS THE PLACE TO PURSUE YOUR DREAMS.

Our unemployment rate is low, we enjoy the highest average full-time income in Australia, and because Canberra is a ‘20 minute city’, less commuting time means a better work/life balance.

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FACTS & STATS

Motivated, prosperous & on the move

Canberra’s economy is mature, diverse and knowledge-based. We have growing demand and investment opportunity in key sectors including health, building and construction, information technology and public administration.

The city is one of only three Australian jurisdictions that maintains a AAA S&P Global Rating.

The city is one of only three Australian jurisdictions that maintains a AAA S&P Global Rating.

Canberra has the fastest economic growth of all states and territories and one of the most secure economies in Australia.

Canberra has the fastest economic growth of all states and territories and one of the most secure economies in Australia.

We have the lowest unemployment rate in Australia, remaining below
5% for over a decade.

We have the lowest unemployment rate in Australia, remaining below
5% for over a decade.

Workforce participation
rates have consistently sat above 72%.

Workforce participation
rates have consistently sat above 72%.

Over half of Canberra’s workforce is employed in the private sector, with more than 25,000 private companies, from multi-nationals to micro businesses.

Over half of Canberra’s workforce is employed in the private sector, with more than 25,000 private companies, from multi-nationals to micro businesses.

Over 18,000 jobs in the private health sector.

Over 18,000 jobs in the private health sector.

There are over 2,500 cultural and creative businesses in Canberra.

There are over 2,500 cultural and creative businesses in Canberra.

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