The labour market in June 2018
Registered unemployment was 2,1% in June 2018 or down from 2,2% in May 2018 and up from 1,8% in June 2017. There were in average 4.066 unemployed in June 2018 or down with 24 from May 2018.
Unemployment by gender:
The unemployment by men was 1,9% in June 2018, or down from 2,1% in May 2018. The unemployment by women was 2,3% in June 2018 or the same as in May 2018.
The unemployment by young people:
There were 509 young, aged 18-24 years unemployed in June 2018 or down from 527 in May 2018.
The long term unemployed:
There were 876 long term unemployed (over 1 year) in June 2018, or down from 913 in May 2018.
There were 143 new incoming open vacancies in June 2018 or down from 187 new incoming open vacancies in May 2018.
There were in total 142 work permits (all types of work permits) issued in June 2018 but 158 in May 2018. There were 32 foreign service companies registered to Directorate of Labour in June 2018. These foreign service companies employed 201 workers in June 2018.
There were 30 Temporary-work agencies registered to Directorate of Labour in June 2018.
These Temporary-work agencies hired out 1.552 workers in June 2018.
The unemployment forecast for July 2018:
It is expected that the unemployment in July 2018 will be similar to the unemployment in June 2018 and be between 2,0% and 2,2%.