More than £37m paid through Jersey's Co-Funded Payroll Scheme in six months

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Statistics Jersey published their latest economic indicators report. Credit: ITV Channel TV

More than £37 million was paid to people in Jersey through the Co-Funded Payroll Scheme between September last year and February this year.

According to figures from Statistics Jersey published in their latest economic indicators report, there were a total of 8,090 claims for this period.

Figures published by Statistics Jersey for the end of March show that:

The aim of this report is to provide economic information to decision makers, businesses, and members of the public during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Last month, it was revealed £81 million was paid to people in Jersey through the island's Co-Funded Payroll Scheme between March and August last year.

The next report will be published in July with online datasets updated monthly on the government's website.