More Australians may be looking on New Zealand websites for jobs as unemployment rises in both countries.

Nielsen Online figures show the number of visitors to New Zealand employment sites from both countries has risen significantly.

Traffic in New Zealand for June was 1,133,297 unique browsers, 20 per cent more than last September. In Australia the number visiting New Zealand employment sites is up from 39,382 to 51,097, or 30 per cent.