301,200 unemployed jobseekers in May
At the end of May, a total of 301,200 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices and municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. At the same time last year, there were 432 700 unemployed jobseekers. The number of open vacancies during May was 154 800 compared to 96 900 from May last year.
Of the unemployed jobseekers, 154,500 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.