Agricultural Statistics 2016 published

On January 24, 2018, in Agriculture, The Economy, The Environment, by Lyndon-Farnham

For the first time, the report has been compiled using a new online methodology, which allows the Department to streamline the statistical information it gathers and to make comparisons over longer, ten-year periods. The report shows that the exported tonnage of Jersey Royal potatoes has remained stable over the past decade, while the gross return […]

Record numbers of people in work suggests stronger economy in 2017

On November 2, 2017, in Agriculture, General, Population, Society, The Economy, Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

In June 2017 total employment in Jersey was 61,660 the highest recorded to date.   The latest Jersey Labour Market data suggests that Jersey’s economy is stronger in the first half of 2017 than expected. Total employment increased at a rate of 2.2% (June 2017 on June 2016) compared with the Fiscal Policy Panel (FPP) assumption […]