Thursday 12 May 2022
The total number of people unemployed in Guernsey fell to 292 at the end of April 2022, a reduction of three from the previous month, and the lowest level of unemployment since December 2018.
The number of job adverts promoted by the Job Centre was 469, a reduction of 29 from the previous month.
The number of people who were in work and claiming additional financial support was 305, a reduction of 20 from the previous month.
A number of training schemes and placements were run through the Job Centre to support people into employment. At the end of April there were 47 people on training schemes such as Work to Benefit, Kickstart and placements with the third sector.
The number of new claims for employment and income related benefits decreased, with 19 new claims made, compared with 59 in the previous month.
These figures are a snapshot taken at the end of April 2022.