Employment Indicators

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The September 2018 preliminary statistics show the total number of jobs decreased by 640 from the comparable period of one year ago. The reduction was comprised of 270 private sector and 370 public sector jobs.


The Unemployment rate in Guam for June 2018 was 3.8 percent, a decrease of 0.6 percentage points from the previous report of March 2018. In comparison to the prior year’s figure of June 2017, the rate decreased 0.7 percentage points, from 4.5 percent.

EmploymentSep
2017
Dec
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector49,37049,74049,20048,63049,100-0.55%
Federal Government3,9103,9003,8603,8403,760-3.84%
Government of Guam11,58011,57011,82010,76011,360-1.90%
Total Employment64,86065,21064,88063,23064,220-0.99%

Weekly
Earnings
Sep
2017
Dec
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$485.41$497.95$496.28$499.82$502.403.50%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,028.46$1,049.78$1,002.62$1,081.93$1,066.603.71%

Unemployment
Rate
Mar
2017
Jun
2017
Sep
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Change
(One Year)
4.3%4.5%5.8%4.4%3.8%-0.7

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