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April unemployment figures released

25 May 2012

The latest unemplyoment report published by the Statistics Unit shows that in April:

  • on a seasonally adjusted basis, the total number of people registered as unemployed and actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey was at the same level as a month earlier (which had seen the highest level recorded to date) and 70 higher than the average for the preceding 3 months
  • the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 1,740. This latest monthly total is 70 lower than a month earlier (March 2012) and 390 higher than that of a year earlier (April 2011). It is 600 higher than that of 2 years earlier (April 2010)
  • long-term unemployment (registered for more than 52 weeks) now accounts for more than 1 in 6 of total ASW
  • 270 teenagers aged 16-19 years were registered as ASW, some 10 higher than a month earlier. 120 teenagers were on the Advance to Work scheme

Download unemployment report for April 2012 (size 226kb)

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