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

At the end of June, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 28,300, which is 7,000 more than the year before. Of those employed, 2% were in government jobs, 25 % in local government jobs and 73 % in the private sector. Since June last year, the number of placements has increased by 11 % in government jobs, by 30 % in local government jobs and by 35 % in the private sector. Of those employed, 54% were men. Placements for men increased by 3,700, and those for women by 3,300 from the previous year.