The number of unemployed jobseekers decreased by 61,800 from November last year. The number of new vacancies reported in November totalled 93,100. In all, the number of unfilled vacancies amounted to 168,100, which is 76,800 more than a year ago.
Of the unemployed jobseekers, 134,900 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.
At the end of November, the number of people laid off was 27,800 in the whole country, which was 48,600 fewer than at the same time the year before.
At the end of November, a total of 252,700 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices and municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. This is 61,800 less than a year earlier, but 24,100 more than in November two years ago. The number of unemployed jobseekers was down by 6,300 from the previous month.