Population and Employment – What does the data tell us?

For a small island, we are lucky enough to be relatively data rich. We have a lot of data, and Statistics Jersey has a programme of work which is delivering more data, different data and better data. This creates a challenge for the economics unit as we look to use this information to understand the story it is telling us about the economy of Jersey. This month’s note looks at the data we have on population, employment and jobs, and the narrative that this data collectively tells us.

Our journey to the launch of the Vision for Inclusive Education

Jane Lancaster-Adlam: Whilst sitting in my Covid-19 lock down hotel room in Hong Kong I came upon an advert in the TES for ‘Head of Inclusion’ in Jersey – somewhere that I had never been but was drawn to the text which clearly indicated the desire for the islands education system to become more inclusive. … Read more Our journey to the launch of the Vision for Inclusive Education

Gear up for Bike Month

Posted on Categories Climate

Cycling more as part of your everyday life can help save you money and improve your mental and physical health at the same time. It’s also a more sustainable mode of transport, which in some cases can be quicker than going by car (hello morning commute).   The month of May is Bike Month, a perfect … Read more Gear up for Bike Month

How to be the healthiest you

Beyond the bricks and mortar of property maintenance

As a Property Maintenance Project Officer in Jersey Property Holdings, Jessica Smits oversees a number of projects preserving the Island’s public buildings to ensure functionality for generations to come.

An equinox to remember

Posted on Categories Climate, Weather, Tags

For a great number of modern people, leading modern lifestyles, if rotten weather happens to coincide with the event, then it is sadly not even mentioned, let alone celebrated. However, in 2024, here in Jersey (and no doubt in most other nearby locations), the weather could not have been more spring-like… soft sunshine, barely a breath of wind and the highest temperatures of the year so far. People simply couldn’t stop talking about it.

Food Waste Action Week: Reducing waste one peel at a time

Cultivating my garden has always brought me immense joy. There’s something incredibly fulfilling about nurturing plants and witnessing the beauty of nature first hand. As my passion for gardening grew, so did my awareness of the environmental consequences of food waste. It struck me that the sort of waste we produce—vegetable peelings, eggshells, and the … Read more Food Waste Action Week: Reducing waste one peel at a time

What is meant by “good practice” in social work?

An emphasis on what makes good practice

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, the Government of Jersey proudly stands alongside women across the globe. It’s a day to reflect on the progress we’ve made and the journey ahead towards a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.