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Unemployment in Jersey at its lowest in eight years

Unemployment in Jersey is at its lowest in eight years.

The number of people actively seeking work in the island in the past three months has also fallen by more than a third compared with the same period in 2016.

980 people were registered with the Social Security as actively seeking work on the 30th September this year. That figure was 1430 on the 30th September 2016.

The number of people who have been unemployed for more than 12 months has also fallen to 270 this year from 290 the previous year.