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​​​Report: Labour Market Advance Release Third Quarter 2017

This release provides preliminary estimates of key indicators on the manpower situation covering unemployment, employment and retrenchment for the latest quarter.

Key findings: The resident unemployment rate held steady from June 2017 to September 2017, while the citizen unemployment rate continued to decline. Total employment contracted in the third quarter of 2017, though the pace of decline has been easing since the beginning of the year. Retrenchments were similar in number to the second quarter of 2017, and have remained lower than last year since the first quarter of 2017.

For more key findings, please refer to the highlights of the report.





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A newer release, Labour Market Report, 4Q 2017, is now available.

Labour Market Advance Release Third Quarter 2017

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