The labour market in July 2016

Registered unemployment was 2,0% in July 2016 or not changed from June 2016, but down from 2,6% in July 2015. 
There were in average 3.670 unemployed in July 2016 or down with 119 from June 2016.


Unemployment by gender:

The unemployment by men was 1,5% in July 2016, down from 1,6% in June 2016.  The unemployment by women was 2,5% in July 2016 or unchanged from June 2016.

 The unemployment by young people:

There were 471 young 18-24 years unemployed in July 2016 or down from 535 in June 2016 but down from 717 in July 2015.

 The long term unemployed:

There were 1.010 long term unemployed (over 1 year) in July 2016 or down from 1.026 in June 2016.

 Open vacancies:

There were 341 open vacancies in July 2016 or down with 8 from June 2016 and up with 72 from July 2015.

 Work permits:

There were 31 new open work permits issued in July 2016 or down with 26 new work permits from June 2016.

The unemployment forecast for August 2016:

It is expected that the unemployment rate will not change considerably in August 2016 and be between 1,9% and 2,1%.


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