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

At the end of July, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 36,100, which is 4,400 more than the year before. Of those in placements, 1% were in central government, 24% in municipalities and 75% in the private sector. Since July last year, the number of placements had increased by 18% in the private sector and by 7% in municipalities, but decreased by 42% in central government. Of those in placements, 55% were men. Placements for men increased by 2,500, and those for women by 1,900 from the previous year.