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At the end of July, a total of 322,600 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices and municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. This is 64,900 less than a year earlier, but 53,700 more than in July two years ago. The number of unemployed jobseekers increased by 6,400 from the previous month.

At the end of July, the number of people laid off was 44,400 in the whole country, which was 55,600 fewer than at the same time last year. The number of people fully laid off totalled 32,400, representing a decrease of 49,600 from July the year before. The number of people fully laid off decreased by 1,700 from June.

The number of new vacancies reported during July totalled 72,200, or 25,800 more than in July the previous year. In all, the number of unfilled vacancies in July amounted to 136,000, which is 49,300 more than a year ago.

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In July, 322,600 unemployed jobseekers (