The labour market in September 2021
The unemployment rate decreased from 5,5% in August to 5,0% in September.
There were in average 9.791 unemployed in September 2021.
Unemployment by gender:
The unemployment rate in September was 5,0% for men as well as for women, or down from 5,3% for men in August 2021 and 5,8% for women in August 2021.
The unemployment by young people:
There were 995 young, aged 18-24 years unemployed in September 2021 or down from 1.097 in August 2021.
The long term unemployed:
There were 4.598 long term unemployed (over 1 year) general unemployment in September 2021 or down from 5.083 in August 2021.
There were 709 new incoming open vacancies in September 2021 or down from 908 new incoming open vacancies in August 2021.
There were 225 work permits (all types of work permits) issued in September 2021 or down from 236 issued work permits in August 2021. There were 32 foreign service companies registered to Directorate of Labour in September 2021. These foreign service companies employed 238 workers in September 2021.
There were 18 temporary-work agencies registered to Directorate of Labour in September 2021.
These temporary-work agencies hired out 473 workers in September 2021.
The unemployment forecast for October 2021:
It is expected that the unemployment in October 2021 will be similar as in September or between 5,0% and 5,3%.