According to the data released by Jobsplus for July 2023, there was a decline of 46 individuals on a year-on-year basis, in contrast to an increase of 14 individuals registering under both Part I and Part II of the unemployment register.
Notably, a reduction in registered unemployment was observed across most age groups, except for those under 20 and between 30-44 years old.
Comparing the numbers from the previous year, there was a decrease of eight people among those registering for employment for under 21 weeks, while an increase of 43 individuals was recorded for those seeking employment for over one year.
Conversely, there was a rise of 19 individuals in the category of people registering for work for a duration ranging from 21 to 52 weeks.
In the same period of July 2023, the count of individuals with disabilities who were actively seeking employment increased by one compared to the previous year, totaling 226 individuals.
Males constituted the majority, accounting for 77.4 percent of the total number of registered individuals with disabilities.
Occupation-wise, the majority of both males and females on the unemployment register were interested in roles as Clerical Support Workers, comprising 21.3 percent and 36.4 percent of the respective genders.