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Registered unemployment report for second quarter 2017

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 07 Jul 2017
Prepared internally, no external cost


The 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 monthly reports of the figures.




On 30 June 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
    • 390 lower than the end of the corresponding quarter in 2016 (Q2 2016)
  • the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 1,000; this total is 180 lower than the end of the previous quarter, 390 lower than a year earlier and the lowest recorded in almost 8 years (since October 2009) 
  • the total number of long-term ASW (registered for more than twelve months) was 280; this total is 10 higher than the previous quarter and 30 higher than a year earlier
  • there were 280 individuals registered as ASW but engaged in some form of paid employment and classified as underemployed; this includes 110 individuals also classified as long-term ASW

Registered Actively Seeking Work: Second Quarter 2017

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