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

At the end of December, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the central government or receiving start-up grants totalled 34,500, which is 6,800 more than the year before. Of those in placements, 1% were in central government jobs, 26% in local government jobs and 72% in the private sector. Since December last year, the number of placements has increased by 32% in local government, by 22% in the private sector and by 19% in central government. Of those in placements, 53% were men. Placements for men increased by 3,800, and those for women by 3,000 from the previous year.