The labour market in September
The unemployment rate in September reduced to 2,8% from 3,1% in August.
There were in average 5.409 unemployed in September 2022.
Unemployment by gender:
The unemployment rate in September was 2,8% for men or down from 3,0% in August and 2,9% for women or down from 3,2% in August.
The unemployment of young people:
There were 402 young, aged 18-24 years unemployed in September 2022 or down with 38 from August.
The long term unemployed:
There were 2.279 long term unemployed (over 1 year) in September 2022 or down with 116 from August.
There were 509 work permits (all types of work permits) issued in September 2022. There were 35 foreign service companies registered to Directorate of Labour in September 2022. These foreign service companies employed 255 workers in September 2022.
There were 17 temporary-work agencies registered to Directorate of Labour in September 2022.
These temporary-work agencies hired out 764 workers in September 2022.
The unemployment forecast for October 2022:
It is expected that the unemployment in October 2022 will not change considerable from September and be between 2,8% and 3,1%.