Employment Bulletin
June 2022
The number of placements increased in all sectors

At the end of June, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 32,400, which is 4,200 more than the year before. Of those in placements, 2% were in central government jobs, 26% in local government jobs and 72% in the private sector. Since June last year, the number of placements has increased by 20% in local government jobs, by 13% in the private sector and by 2% in government jobs. Of those employed, 54% were men. Placements for men increased by 2,300, and those for women by 1,900 from the previous year.