26 February 2010
1,200 people were registered as unemployed and actively seeking work at the end of January 2010.
The Social Security Department compile and administer data on people registered as unemployed and actively seeking work in Jersey. The States of Jersey Statistics Unit has taken over responsibility for independently analysing this anonymised data and has published a report for figures for the end of January 2010. The Statistics Unit will continue to produce these reports on a monthly basis.
- at 31 January 2010, the total number of people registered as unemployed and actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey was 1,200
- the latest monthly ASW total is 360 greater than that of a year earlier, in January 2009
- men accounted for almost two-thirds of people registered as ASW
- a quarter of people registered as ASW were teenagers (aged 16-19 years)
- about half of people registered as ASW had been so for less than 13 weeks
Download registered unemployed report for January 2010 (size 92kb)