Employment Indicators

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The September 2022 preliminary statistics show the total number of jobs increased by 2,070 in the latest quarter and 2,780 over the prior September. Private sector employment was up by 1,330 in the latest quarter and 2,630 over the year.


The Unemployment Rate in Guam for September 2022 was 4.4 percent, a decrease of 0.4 percentage points from the June 2022 figure of 4.8 percent, and a reduction of 3.7 percentage points from the September 2021 figure one year earlier of 8.1 percent.

EmploymentSep
2021
Dec
2021
Mar
2022
Jun
2022
Sep
2022
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector45,90046,21046,350
47,20048,3505.7%
Federal Government3,9403,9703,9203,9203,900-1.0%
Government of Guam11,92012,01012,01011,35012,1101.6%
Total Employment61,76062,19062,28062,47064,5404.5%

Weekly
Earnings
Sep
2021
Dec
2021
Mar
2022
Jun
2022
Sep
2022
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$571.17$588.17$617.28$625.74$621.988.9%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,113.25$1,126.46$1,001.99$1,107.65$1,131.811.7%

Unemployment
Rate
Sep
2021
Dec
2021
Mar
2022
Jun
2022
Sep
2022
Change
(One Year)
8.1%7.2%5.1%4.8%4.4%-3.7

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