Septem­ber: Low­est amount of un­em­ployed peo­ple in 37 years – gov­ern­ment

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

In Septem­ber, the num­ber of peo­ple reg­is­ter­ing for work dropped to 3,207, which is the low­est amount since Septem­ber 1979, 37 years, the gov­ern­ment said yes­ter­day.

This is 1,717 lower than the Septem­ber fig­ure for 2015, the gov­ern­ment said.

In this leg­is­la­ture, seven em­ployed peo­ple found a job ev­ery two days, it added.

The drop in un­em­ploy­ment is also be­ing felt among young peo­ple, with the num­ber of young­sters reg­is­ter­ing for work go­ing down by 261, or a to­tal of 930 since the start of the leg­is­la­ture.

The num­ber of peo­ple aged 45 reg­is­ter­ing for work has also dropped by 1,450 in the same time­frame.

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