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June Labour Market Report Published

Oct 28, 2022


Statistics Jersey have today published the June 2022 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 2022

The total number of jobs was 63,720. There was an annual increase of 1,180 jobs (1.9%) since June 2021.

There were 54,880 jobs in the private sector. This was an annual increase of 1,130 jobs (2.1%). The number of private sector jobs in June 2022 was 220 higher (0.4%) compared with June 2019 (pre the COVID-19 pandemic).

There were 8,840 jobs in the public sector. This was an annual increase of 50 jobs (0.6%). The number of public sector jobs in June 2022 was 1,020 higher (13.0%) compared with June 2019.

The total number of jobs for all sectors, the private sector, and the public sector were all the highest recorded to date.

At a sectoral level

Six sectors saw notable annual increases in jobs. The largest increases were of 700 jobs in hotels, restaurants and bars (up 13%) and 270 jobs in transport and storage (up 14%); in June 2021 there were COVID-19 travel restrictions which were lifted prior to June 2022. Two sectors saw notable annual decreases, the largest being 90 jobs in wholesale and retail.

The annual increase of 50 jobs in the public sector was driven by an increase of 100 in the number of Government of Jersey (GOJ) core employees (permanent and fixed term employees).

Read the full report

Government of Jersey 

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