Statistics Jersey have today published the June 2021 Labour Market report.
Jersey's labour market report is published every six months and covers key aspects of the job market for both the private and public sector.
In June 2021
- The total number of jobs was 62,430. There was an annual increase of 2,650 jobs (4.4%) since June 2020, the largest increase since at least 1998.
- There were 53,640 jobs in the private sector. This was an annual increase of 2,200 jobs (4.3%), its largest increase since 1998.
- There were 8,790 jobs in the public sector. This was an annual increase of 450 jobs (5.4%).
- Ten sectors saw annual increases in jobs; the largest increase was of 700 jobs in hotels, restaurants and bars, which was the largest increase recorded in any sector since the introduction of the Control of Housing and Work Law in July 2013. The only sector that saw an annual decrease in jobs was transport and storage, down 100 jobs.
- The annual increase of 450 jobs in the public sector was driven by an increase of 340 in the number of Government of Jersey (GOJ) core employees (permanent and fixed term employees), which includes staff employed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.