Employment Bulletin, November 2013

According to the Employment Service Statistics of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, at the end of November 2013 the number of unemployed jobseekers registered at Employment and Economic Development Offices totalled 295,900, up 39,200 on the previous year.

In November, 24,200 of the unemployed were fully laid-off. Since November 2012, the number of people fully laid off has increased by 7,300. 

The number of new vacancies reported to Employment and Economic Development Offices during November totalled 29,800, or 1,000 less than November in the previous year. In all, the number of unfilled vacancies at Employment and Economic Development Offices amounted to 54,700 in November, which is 1,600 more than a year ago. The number of vacancies remaining unfilled at the end of
November was 23,000, the same as the previous year.

At the end of November, unemployed jobseekers under 25 years of age numbered 36,000, representing an
increase by 5,100 from November a year ago. For those over 50, this figure was 113,000, up 11,900 on the year before. 

At the end of November, the number of long-term unemployed who had been unemployed without
interruption for more than a year amounted to 79,500, up 16,400 on the previous year. 

The number of foreign citizens among unemployed jobseekers totalled 25,500, up 4,700 from November a
year ago. Of these foreign unemployed jobseekers, EU/EEA citizens accounted for 7,100 at the end of
November, up 1,800 from the year before.