Employment Bulletin
July 2021
The number of placements increased particularly in local government and the private sector

At the end of July, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 27,700, which is 6,800 more than the year before. Of those employed, 2% were in government jobs, 24% in local government jobs and 74% in the private sector. Since July last year, the number of placements has increased by 8% in government jobs, by 37% in local government jobs and by 32% in the private sector. Of those employed, 54% were men. Placements for men increased by 3,700, and those for women by 3,100 from the previous year.