Employment Bulletin
April 2023
The number of placements increased in the municipal and private sectors

At the end of April, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 35,200, which is 4,500 more than the year before. Of those in placements, 1% were in central government, 26% in municipalities and 73% in the private sector. Since April last year, the number of placements had increased by 16% in the private sector and by 13% in municipalities, but decreased by 38% in central government. Of those in placements, 53% were men. Placements for men increased by 2,600, and those for women by 1,900 from the previous year.