25 January 2012
The December 2011 registered unemployment report has been released by the States of Jersey Statistics Unit.
The December 2011 report shows that:
- on a seasonally adjusted basis, the total number of people registered as unemployed and actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey was 60 higher than a month earlier (November 2011) and 100 higher than the average for the preceding 3 months
- the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 1,540. This latest monthly total is 10 higher than a month earlier (November 2011), 330 higher than that of a year earlier (December 2010) and 420 higher than that of 2 years earlier, in December 2009
- long-term unemployment (registered for more than 52 weeks) has almost doubled during the last 12 months and now accounts for more than 1 in 5 of total ASW
- 250 teenagers aged 16-19 years were registered as ASW, the lowest number in this age category for 18 months; of these, 120 were on the Advance to Work scheme
Download Registered Unemployment report December 2011 (size 300kb)