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Unemployment at lowest level for over 14 years

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Tuesday 27 September 2022

The total number of people unemployed in Guernsey fell to 239 at the end of August 2022, a reduction of six from the previous month and the lowest level of unemployment since June 2008.

The number of people who were in work and claiming additional financial support was 286, a reduction of 12 from the previous month.

The Job Centre promoted 467 jobs in August.

A number of training schemes and placements were run through the Job Centre to support people into employment. At the end of August there were 46 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 22 new claims made, compared with 35 in the previous month.

These figures are a snapshot taken at the start of September 2022.

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