Unemployment at 8 year low

On January 13, 2018, in Society, The Economy, by Lyndon-Farnham

Latest fi​​gures

On 31 December 2017:

  • on a seasonally adjusted  basis, the total number of people registered as actively seeking work (ASW) was :
    • 330 lower than at the end of the corresponding quarter in 2016 (Q4 2016)
  • the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 950; this total is 30 lower than the end of the previous quarter, 330 lower than a year earlier and the lowest published figure in over 8 years 
  • the total number of long-term ASW (registered for more than twelve months) was 230; this total is 40 lower than the previous quarter and 40 lower than a year earlier
  • there were 310 individuals registered as ASW but engaged in some form of paid employment and classified as underemployed; this includes 100 individuals also classified as long-term ASW

Read the full report here: Unemployment Statistics Q4 2017

 

 

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