Unemployment Fell in February

Unemployment fell in February, down to 822, however these figures are from before the most recent lockdown began.

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The number of registered unemployed increased by 433 compared with February 2020, but the unemployment rate for February 2021 has fallen to 1.9% compared with 2.4% in the previous month January 2021. 

The International Labour Organisation estimated that 1,417 individuals were unemployed and looking for work in February 2021 compared with 1,929 in January 2021. This amounts to an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

There was also a rise in the number of jobs advertised at the Job Centre. A total of 652 job vacancies were notified to the Job Centre in February 2021, which is an increase of 252 compared to the previous month.

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You can read the full report below.

Labour Report

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