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Registered unemployment for the fourth quarter of 2017

11 January 2018

The registered unemployment report for the fourth quarter of 2017 has been released by the Statistics Unit.

The Social Security Department compiles data on people registered as actively seeking work (ASW) in Jersey. The Statistics Unit independently analyses this anonymised data and publishes a quarterly report.

On 31 December 2017:

  • on a seasonally adjusted basis, the total number of people registered as actively seeking work (ASW) was:
    • essentially unchanged compared with the end of the previous quarter
    • 330 lower than at the end of the corresponding quarter in 2016 (Q4 2016)
  • the non-seasonally adjusted ASW total was 950; this total is 30 lower than the end of the previous quarter, 330 lower than a year earlier and the lowest published figure in over 8 years
  • the total number of long-term ASW (registered for more than twelve months) was 230; this total is 40 lower than the previous quarter and 40 lower than a year earlier
  • there were 310 individuals registered as ASW but engaged in some form of paid employment and classified as underemployed; this includes 100 individuals also classified as long-term ASW

Registered Actively Seeking Work report for fourth quarter 2017

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