Employment Indicators

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The December 2020 preliminary statistics show the total number of jobs increased by 990 in the latest quarter but remained 7,590 below the prior year. Private sector employment was up by 780 in the latest quarter but declined 7,720 over the year.


The Unemployment Rate in Guam for December 2020 was 19.4 percent, an increase of 1.5 percentage points from the September 2020 figure of 17.9 percent and up 13.3 percentage points from the December 2019 figure one year earlier.

EmploymentDec
2019
Mar
2020
Jun
2020
Sep
2020
Dec
2020
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector51,96051,60045,730
43,46044,240-14.9%
Federal Government3,9103,8903,8703,8103,890-0.5%
Government of Guam11,71012,24011,24011,73011,8601.3%
Total Employment67,58067,73060,84059,00059,990-11.2%

Weekly
Earnings
Dec
2019
Mar
2020
Jun
2020
Sep
2020
Dec
2020
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$534.36$519.29$527.66$540.82$546.852.3%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,026.97$1,002.80$1,125.07$1,127.12$1,134.5610.5%

Unemployment
Rate
Sep
2019
Dec
2019
Jun
2020
Sep
2020
Dec
2020
Change
(One Year)
3.6%6.1%17.3%17.9%19.4%13.3

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