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This quarterly release analyses the labour market situation. Topics covered include unemployment, employment, retrenchment, re-entry into employment, job vacancy, labour turnover and hours worked.
The labour market held up in 2019. Despite economic headwinds, employment growth was higher. Retrenchments stayed low, and the re-entry rate into employment among retrenched residents rose slightly. Unemployment rates edged up, but they remained in the relatively low range of recent years. As hiring sentiments turned cautious, vacancies trended lower.
For more key findings, please refer to the
highlights of the report.
Released on: 12 March 2020