Working population was over 206,000 in July, up 5.6%
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Working population was over 206,000 in July, up 5.6%

Labour supply stood at 208,413

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In July 2018, there were 206,585 people working full time, an increase of 5.9 per cent, with 79,720 of those– 38.6 per cent – being female.

The National Statistics Office said on Friday that part-time employment as a primary job increased by 1.1 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2017.

The public sector accounts for 47,381 in July 2018 – up from 45,942 a year earlier.

The labour supply stood at 208,413, with only 1,828 unemployed available for work.

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