Employment Bulletin
April 2021
The number of placements increased particularly in the private sector

At the end of April, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 25,800, which is 4,000 more than the year before. Of those employed, 2% were in government jobs, 26% in local government jobs and 72% in the private sector. Since April of the year before, the number of placements has increased by 12% in government jobs, by 9% in local government jobs and by 23% in the private sector. Of those employed, 52% were men. Placements for men increased by 2,300, and those for women by 1,700 from the previous year.