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The number of job seekers decreases by 6.0 % over a year
20-10-2017 | ADEM

The number of available resident jobseekers registered at the ADEM is 15 813 as of October 31, 2017. Over one year, this represents a decrease of 1 006 people, or 6.0%. The rate of unemployed, adjusted for seasonal variations calculated by STATEC, was 5.8%. The decline particularly benefits jobseekers under the age of 30 (-10.5%) and low-skilled jobseekers (-10%). The number of long-term unemployed has decreased by 8.8%. However, the number of jobseekers who attended post-secondary education rose by 2.9%.