At the end of April, a total of 318,400 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices and municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. This is 114,600 less than a year earlier, but 88,800 more than in April two years ago.
The number of unemployed jobseekers decreased by 13,100 from the previous month. Unemployed jobseekers accounted for 12.1% of the labour force, which is 4.4 percentage points less than the year before. The figures are from the Employment Service Statistics of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.