At the end of September, a total of 265,300 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices and municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. This is 50,500 less than a year earlier, but 39,300 more than in September two years ago. The number of unemployed jobseekers was down by 15,700 from the previous month.
Of the unemployed jobseekers, 143,200 were customers of municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. The number of unemployed jobseekers also includes those fully laid off. These figures are from the Employment Bulletin of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
The number of new vacancies reported during September totalled 96,500, or 38,500 more than in September the previous year. In all, the number of unfilled vacancies in September amounted to 170,300, which is 67,300 more than a year ago.