Workforce continues to grow

10.09.2018 - 14:19
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Workforce continues to grow
In June, the number of employed people in the Faroes topped 27,000 for the first time
 
 

The number of employed people in June 2018 was 27,066, 14,064 men and 13,002 women.

This number has been on a steady rise since 2013, according to Statistics Faroe Islands.

For the first time, wage earners in the construction industry now outnumber those in the fisheries/raw materials industry.

In this context, the construction industry comprises shipyards, building and construction, energy and water supplies and other industrial services.

The fisheries/raw materials industry comprises fishery, fish farming, agriculture and raw materials.

A wage earner is in this context defined as being aged 16-74, residing in the Faroes during the payment period and having an earned income equal to or higher than an unskilled worker in a given month.

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Hósdag 17. januar
Góðan morgun Føroyar 170119
90059
Hósdag 17. januar
Morgunlestur hósdagur 17. januar 2019
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Mikudag 16. januar
Nón - 16.01.19
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Mikudag 16. januar
Góðan morgun Føroyar 160119
90025
Nýggjastu sendingar í SV
Hósdag 17. januar
HAS#TAG: Ungdómslívið (1:4)
90053
Hósdag 17. januar
Hassans hendur (2:4)
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Hósdag 17. januar
Bóndin (2:7)
89919
Mikudag 16. januar
Úr savninum: Føroyskt bátasmíð
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Mikudag 16. januar
Til borðs við Price: sviði og pína
89928