Employment Indicators

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The December 2021 preliminary statistics show the total number of jobs increased by 430 in the latest quarter and are up 2,240 over the prior December. Private sector employment was up by 310 in the latest quarter and increased 2,060 over the year.


The Unemployment Rate in Guam for December 2021 was 7.2 percent, a decrease of 0.9 percentage points from the September 2021 figure of 8.1 percent, a reduction of 12.2 percentage points from December 2020, but up 3.6 percentage points from the September 2019 figure pre-pandemic.

EmploymentDec
2020
Mar
2021
Jun
2021
Sep
2021
Dec
2021
Percent
Change
(One Year)
Private Sector44,15044,40045,320
45,90046,2104.7%
Federal Government3,8903,9203,9403,9403,9702.1%
Government of Guam11,91011,75011,08011,92012,0100.8%
Total Employment59,95060,07060,34061,76062,1903.7%

Weekly
Earnings
Dec
2020
Mar
2021
Jun
2021
Sep
2021
Dec
2021
Percent Change
(One Year)
Private Sector Non-supervisory$546.85$554.28$551.77$571.17$588.177.6%
GovGuam-All Branches$1,134.56$1,119.47$1,098.13$1,113.25$1,126.46-0.7%

Unemployment
Rate
Dec
2020
Mar
2021
Jun
2021
Sep
2021
Dec
2021
Change
(One Year)
19.4%16.5%11.4%8.1%7.2%-12.2

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