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December 2012 employment report released

27 March 2013

Jersey’s labour market report is published every six months and covers key aspects of both public and private sector total employment.
The principal features of the Jersey Labour Market at December 2012 were:
  • ​total employment (53,690) was 210 lower than in December 2011, which had recorded the highest level of December employment in Jersey for at least 15 years
  • total in employment in calendar year 2012 was about 200 lower than in 2011 but was about 200 higher than in 2010
  • the private sector saw a decrease of 320 staff compared with December 2011, the public sector recorded an increase of 110 staff over the same period
  • the net decline in private sector employment comprised of a decrease of 640 full-time employees and an increase of 320 part-time employees
  • the number of vacancies in the private sector was 350 lower than in December 2011 and was at the lowest level for at least 13 years
  • employment in the Wholesale and retail,  construction and finance sectors were down compared with December 2011
  • hotels, restaurants and bars and education, health and other services both recorded increases of almost 300 staff on an annual basis
Download Jersey labour market report December 2012 (size 504kb)
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