Employment Indicators

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The March 2019 preliminary statistics show the total number of jobs increased by 110 from the prior quarter of December 2018 and 340 over the latest one year period since March 2018. For the latest quarter, the Construction industry showed the greatest increase of 260 jobs, followed by an increase of 160 jobs in Services.


The Unemployment Rate in Guam for March 2019 was 4.3 percent, an increase of 0.7 percentage points from the September 2018 figure of 3.6 percent and a decrease of 0.1 percentage points from the March 2018 figure one year earlier of 4.4 percent.

EmploymentMar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Dec
2018
Mar
2019
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector49,20048,63049,10049,95049,9201.46%
Federal Government3,8603,8403,7603,8103,780-2.07%
Government of Guam11,82010,76011,36011,35011,520-2.54%
Total Employment64,88063,23064,22065,11065,2200.52%

Weekly
Earnings
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Dec
2018
Mar
2019
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$496.28$499.82$502.40$520.76$525.125.81%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,002.62$1,081.93$1,066.60$1,036.83$1,024.712.20%

Unemployment
Rate
Sep
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Mar
2019
Change
(One Year)
5.8%4.4%3.8%3.6%4.3%-0.1

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