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The number of job seekers decreases by 2.9 % over a year
20-03-2018 | ADEM


The number of available resident jobseekers registered at the ADEM is 16 642 as of February 28, 2018. Over one year, this represents a decrease of 493 people, or 2.9 %. The rate of unemployed, adjusted for seasonal variations, was 5.7 %.

The decline particularly benefits jobseekers under the age of 30 (-8.7 %) and low-skilled jobseekers (-4.8 %). The number of long-term unemployed has decreased by 5.7 %. However, the number of jobseekers who attended post-secondary education rose by 17.9 %.