The unemployment rate in May reduced to 3,9% from 4,5% in April.
There were in average 7.717 unemployed in May 2022.
Unemployment by gender:
The unemployment rate in May was 3,8% for men or down from 4,5% in April and 4,1% for women or down from 4,4% in April.
The unemployment by young people:
There were 643 young, aged 18-24 years unemployed in May 2022 or down with 249 from April.
The long term unemployed:
There were 2.713 long term unemployed (over 1 year) in May 2022 or down with 374 from April.
There were 381 work permits (all types of work permits) issued in May 2022 up from 284 issued work permits in April. There were 32 foreign service companies registered to Directorate of Labour in May 2022. These foreign service companies employed 218 workers in May 2022.
There were 19 temporary-work agencies registered to Directorate of Labour in May 2022.
These temporary-work agencies hired out 567 workers in May 2022.
The unemployment forecast for June 2022:
It is expected that the unemployment in June 2022 will decrease and be between 3,5% and 3,8%.