Unemployment figures November 2019

Key Points as at the end of November 2019: 

  • The number of registered unemployed increased by 7 compared with November 2018.
  • 105 persons signed onto and 100 persons left the register over the month.  The net movement was an increase of 5 persons on the register between November 2019 and October 2019.
  • The unemployment rate for November 2019 is 0.8%; remaining the same as the previous month October 2019. The unemployment rate is the proportion of economically active population registered unemployed.
  • During the month, 635 job vacancies were notified to the Job Centre. At the end of the month, 549 remained. 57% (314) were full time positions and 43% (235) were part time.
  • ILO estimate: It is estimated that 782 individuals are unemployed and looking for work in November 2019, compared with 777 in October 2019.  This amounts to an unemployment rate of 1.8%. See Methodology section for further details.
Registered UnemployedMalesFemalesTotalRate %
Current (Nov 2019)2291083370.8%
-1 month (Oct 2019)2211113320.8%
-1 year (Nov 2018)1072233300.8%