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Report: Labour Market Third Quarter 2016
Released on:13/12/2016 12:00 AM

​​​Report: ​Labour Market Third Quarter 2016

This quarterly release analyses the labour market situation. Topics covered include unemployment, employment, redundancy, re-entry into employment, job vacancy, labour turnover and hours worked.

Key findings: The unemployment rate remained broadly similar among residents, but more job seekers were taking a longer time to find work. Total employment contracted in the third quarter of 2016, primarily due to construction and manufacturing. Redundancies were lower compared to the previous quarter, though it remained higher than a year ago. The rate of re-entry among those made redundant in the previous quarter rose. Job seekers continued to outnumber job openings. Recruitment and resignation activity remained muted.

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