25 February 2014
The latest unemployment figures have been released by the Statistics Unit.
On 31 January 2014:
- on a seasonally adjusted basis, the total number of people registered as actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey was 20 lower than a month earlier, in December 2013 and 50 lower than the average for the preceding three months
- the seasonally adjusted ASW total was the lowest recorded since October 2012
- the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 1,860. This latest monthly total is 110 higher than in the previous month (December 2013) but 160 lower than in the corresponding month of 2013
- long-term ASW (registered for more than twelve months) accounted for a sixth of total ASW. The number of long-term ASW (310 individuals) was marginally lower than a month earlier (December 2013) and was the lowest recorded since November 2012
- 280 teenagers aged 16-19 years were registered as ASW, 10 more than in the previous month; 150 teenagers were on the Advance to Work scheme.
Download Actively Seeking Work report for January 2014 (size 366kb)