Employment Indicators

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The December 2018 preliminary statistics show the total number of jobs increased by 890 from the prior quarter in September 2018. The Construction industry showed the greatest increase of 480 jobs followed by an increase of 390 jobs in Retail Trade .


The Unemployment Rate in Guam for September 2018 was 3.6 percent, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from the previous report of June 2018. In comparison to the prior year’s figure of September 2017, the rate decreased 2.2 percentage points, from 5.8 percent.

EmploymentDec
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Dec
2018
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector49,74049,20048,63049,10049,9500.42%
Federal Government3,9003,8603,8403,7603,810-2.31%
Government of Guam11,57011,82010,76011,36011,350-1.90%
Total Employment65,21064,88063,23064,22065,110-0.15%

Weekly
Earnings
Dec
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Dec
2018
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$497.95$496.28$499.82$502.40$520.764.58%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,049.78$1,002.62$1,081.93$1,066.60$1,036.83-1.23%

Unemployment
Rate
Jun
2017
Sep
2017
Mar
2018
Jun
2018
Sep
2018
Change
(One Year)
4.5%5.8%4.4%3.8%3.6%-2.2

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