The labour market in June 2019

Registered unemployment was 3,4% in June 2019 or down from 3,6% in May 2019 and up from 2,1% in June 2018. There were in average 6.723 unemployed in June 2019 or down with 44 from May 2019.

Unemployment by gender:

The unemployment by men was 3,3% in June 2019, or down from 3,5% in May 2019.  The unemployment by women was 3,6% in June 2019 or down from 3,7% in May 2019.

The unemployment by young people:

There were 781 young, aged 18-24 years unemployed in June 2019 or down from 786 in May 2019.

The long term unemployed:

There were 1.264 long term unemployed (over 1 year) in June 2019, or up from 1.259 in May 2019.

Open vacancies:

There were 151 new incoming open vacancies in June 2019 or down from 238 new incoming open vacancies in May 2019.

Foreign workers:

There were in total 173 work permits (all types of work permits) issued in June 2019 or up from 143 in May 2019. There were 36 foreign service companies registered to Directorate of Labour in June 2019. These foreign service companies employed 208 workers in June 2019.

There were 26 Temporary-work agencies registered to Directorate of Labour in June 2019.

These Temporary-work agencies hired out 913 workers in June 2019.

The unemployment forecast for July 2019:

It is expected that the unemployment in July 2019 will be similar to the unemployment in June and be between 3,3% and 3,5%.

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