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More than 13,000 Western Australians found jobs in April. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Large drop in WA unemployment

More than 13,000 Western Australians found jobs in April in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as unemployment in the state dropped 0.6 percentage points to 5.9 per cent.

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows about 7,500 (seasonally adjusted) more WA women found jobs in April, taking the number employed to just more than 605,000.

About 5,700 more men were employed too, taking employment among males to 752,000, it’s highest level since October 2015.

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