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Jobless figures rise, but ads increase

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Tasmania's unemployment rate's risen but it's one of the better results.

New ABS data shows the state's seasonally adjusted jobless figure for June lifted 0.6 to 6.9 percent.

That's the equal third best position in Australia, where state's such as South Australia's blown out to 8.8 percent, WA at 8.7.

Tasmania's also under the overall national unemployment figure which has grown to 7.4 percent.

It's widely accepted that the nation's real rate is much higher, with Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg putting effective unemployment at 13.3 percent.

It comes after the latest data from jobs website SEEK reveals the number of ads in Tasmania soared by 63.4 percent in June, month-on-month, underscoring the impact of easing restrictions.

That's well ahead of the national average of 41.5 percent.

Encouragingly for Tasmania, hospitality and tourism job ads have rocketed up by 80 percent, with trades and services, healthcare and medical and community services and development also rating well.

Since May, job ads in the state have risen 59 percent in the South, 56 percent in the North West, and 47 percent in the North and East.