Money Queenslanders waiting the longest to find work

01:11  12 january  2018
01:11  12 january  2018 Source:   MSN

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Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed the typical wait time to find a job in the Sunshine State has stretched to 26 weeks, ahead of New South Wales, 13 weeks, and Victoria 12 weeks.

The news is worse for the state's long-term unemployed, with the wait as high as 126 weeks or more than two years.

Ipswich woman Sandra Saedi told 9NEWS she hasn't been able to find a job for months.

"It's quite tough," she said, "especially when you're looking for a particular position".

Job seekers are facing more competition for positions following a recent boost in migration from other states.

Economists said a rise in the state's jobs numbers could also be adding to competition, with the added roles encouraging people who wouldn't normal apply to enter the race.

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