The labour market in August 2022
The unemployment rate in August reduced to 3,1% from 3,2% in July.
There were in average 6.009 unemployed in August 2022.
Unemployment by gender:
The unemployment rate in August was 3,0% for men or down from 3,1% in July and 3,2% for women or down from 3,3% in July.
The unemployment by young people:
There were 440 young, aged 18-24 years unemployed in August 2022 or down with 39 from July.
The long term unemployed:
There were 2.395 long term unemployed (over 1 year) in August 2022 or up with 8 from July.
There were 237 work permits (all types of work permits) issued in August 2022 or up from 222 in July. There were 29 foreign service companies registered to Directorate of Labour in August 2022. These foreign service companies employed 237 workers in August 2022.
There were 19 temporary-work agencies registered to Directorate of Labour in August 2022.
These temporary-work agencies hired out 672 workers in August 2022.
The unemployment forecast for September 2022:
It is expected that the unemployment in September 2022 will not change considerable from August and be between 2,9% and 3,2%.