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

At the end of November, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, placed in employment in central government or receiving start-up grants totalled 28,500, which is 5,100 more than the year before. Of those in placements, 2% were in central government jobs, 25% in local government jobs and 73% in the private sector. Since November last year, the number of placements had increased by 24% in local government and 22% in the private sector. Placements in central government decreased by 6%. Of those employed, 52% were men. Placements for men increased by 2,800, and those for women by 2,300 from the previous year.