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The number of job seekers decreases by 4.6 % over a year
22-01-2018 | ADEM


The number of available resident jobseekers registered at the ADEM is 17 283 as of Decemberr 31, 2017. Over one year, this represents a decrease of 839 people, or 4.6 %. The rate of unemployed, adjusted for seasonal variations, was 5.8%. The decline particularly benefits jobseekers under the age of 30 (-8.6 %) and low-skilled jobseekers (-7 %). The number of long-term unemployed has decreased by 7 %. However, the number of jobseekers who attended post-secondary education rose by 3 %.