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The numbered of people unemployed is rising in Jersey
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The number unemployed has gone up to 1,100

The number of people registered unemployed in Jersey is still going up with more than 1,100 registered jobless with Social Security in December.

Nearly 700 of those registered with the Department were men, and 41% of the were under 24 years old, up by 10% over the previous year.

Statistics also show people are now taking longer to find work.

Of the 1,100 unemployed, 700 were receiving Income Support by the end of the year.





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