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Government Labour Force Increases in January

Government Labour Force Increases in January

In January 2019 the government labour force increased by 492 persons (1.0%) in comparison to the corresponding month of 2018 and reached 51,113 persons. Permanent staff decreased by 538 persons (-1.5%). Casual staff increased by 6.9% and reached 15,925 persons compared to 14,895 persons in January 2018.

Compared to January 2018 there is an increase in all the categories of government labour force except in the category of Hourly Paid Workers. The largest increase is observed in the Civil Service (1.6%) in which the casual staff increased by 6.3% (349 persons).

Compared to December 2018, the staff of the Civil Service increased by 0.9% (159 persons) while the number of persons in Education decreased by -0.1% (-12 persons), the Security Forces by -0.4% (-49 persons) and the Hourly Paid Workers by -11.3% (-959 persons).

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