29 April 2014
The latest unemployment figures have been released by the Statitics Unit.
On 31 March 2014:
- on a seasonally adjusted basis, the total number of people registered as actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey was 60 lower than a month earlier, in February 2014 and 110 lower than the average for the preceding 3 months
- the seasonally adjusted ASW total was the lowest for more than 2 years, since January 2012
- the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 1,730; this latest total is 130 lower than in the previous month (February 2014) and the lowest total since October 2012
- long-term ASW (registered for more than twelve months) accounted for a sixth of total ASW; the number of long-term ASW (300 individuals) was 10 lower than a month earlier (February 2014) and the lowest recorded since November 2012
- 240 teenagers aged 16-19 years were registered as ASW, 40 lower than the previous month; 120 teenagers were on the Advance to Work scheme