Employment Indicators

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The September 2023 preliminary statistics show an increase of nearly two thousand jobs over the year and over sixteen hundred over the latest quarter. The greatest employment gains over the year were in Construction 1,370, Retail Trade 520, and Hotels 510.


The Unemployment Rate in Guam for September 2023 was 4.1 percent, an increase of 0.1 percentage points from the June 2023 figure of 4.0 percent, and a reduction of 0.3 percentage points from the September 2022 figure one year earlier of 4.4 percent.

EmploymentSep
2022
Dec
2022
Mar
2023
Jun
2023
Sep
2023
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector48,53049,22050,02049,19050,3703.8%
Federal Government3,9003,9004,0804,1104,1105.4%
Government of Guam12,11012,26012,24011,59012,040-0.6%
Total Employment64,54065,38066,34064,89066,5203.1%

Weekly
Earnings
Sep
2022
Dec
2022
Mar
2023
Jun
2023
Sep
2023
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$621.98$627.06$656.61$663.70$690.5611.0%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,131.81$1,140.00$1,130.04$1,243.76$1,250.3310.5%

Unemployment
Rate
Sep
2022
Dec
2022
Mar
2023
Jun
2023
Sep
2023
Change
(One Year)
4.4%4.0%4.3%4.04.1-0.3

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