24 March 2010
1,320 people were registered as unemployed and actively seeking work at the end of February 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 since the end of January 2010 has published monthly reports for the figures.
- at 28 February 2010, the total number of people registered as unemployed and actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey was 1,320
- the latest monthly ASW total is 120 greater than that of a month earlier, in January 2010 and 290 greater than that of a year earlier, in February 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), a third of whom were on the Advance to Work Scheme
- about half of people registered as ASW had been so for less than 13 weeks
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