Unemployment in July 2019 down 9.5% over July 2018

Data provided by Jobsplus for July 2019 indicate unemployment in July 2019 down by 9.5%


Data provided by Jobsplus for July 2019 indicate a decline of 176 persons registering under Part I and an increase of two among those registering under Part II of the unemployment register, when compared to the same month last year (Tables 5 and 8).

Registered unemployed dropped among all age groups, with the exception of those aged less than 20 years.

Registrants for work decreased when compared to July 2018, irrespective of how long they had been registering for work. The largest decrease was recorded among persons who had been registering for more than one year.

The number of persons with a disability who were registering for work decreased by 53 when compared to the previous year, reaching 218.

Men accounted for 69.7 per cent of total registrants with a disability.

The largest share of men and women on the unemployment register sought occupations as clerical support workers with 18.4 per cent and

37.9 per cent respectively.

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