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Registered unemployment report for first quarter 2017

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 12 Apr 2017
Prepared internally, no external cost


‚ÄčThe Social Security Department compiles information on people registered as ASW in Jersey. The States of Jersey Statistics Unit independently analyses this anonymised data and publishes quarterly reports of the figures.

On 31 March 2017:

  • on a seasonally adjusted  basis, the total number of people registered as actively seeking work (ASW) was :
    • 160 lower than the end of the previous quarter
    • 140 lower than the end of the corresponding quarter in 2016 (Q1 2016)
  • the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 1,180; this total is 100 lower than the end of the previous quarter, 200 lower than a year earlier and the lowest recorded in the last 6 years (since June 2010)
  • the total number of long-term ASW (registered for more than twelve months) was 270; this total is essentially unchanged compared with the previous quarter and 40 higher than a year earlier
  • there were 320 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

Download Registered Actively Seeking Work report for first quarter 2017 (size 642kb)

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