Unemployment soars

By Adel Fruean 31 August 2021, 4:10PM

The COVID-19 battered economy has caused some affected industries to register long-term job losses in the double digits, as more and more Samoans have fallen into unemployment over the past two years. 

The declining employment figures on a quarterly basis are revealed in a report on the state of the employment market for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, released by the Samoa Bureau of Statistics. 

By Adel Fruean 31 August 2021, 4:10PM

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