15 262 resident jobseekers who are available for the Luxembourg labour market were registered with ADEM on 31 July 2018. Compared to July 2017, this represents a decrease of 942 persons or 5.8%. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate calculated by the STATEC is 5.5%.
Especially young jobseekers under the age of 30 benefit from the decreasing unemployment (-11.4%) as well as low-skilled jobseekers (-7.7%). The number of long-term unemployed jobseekers decreased by 4.7% and the number of jobseekers with disabilities decreased by 5.8% within one year.
On 31 July 2018, 4 791 persons took part in employment measures which is a decrease of 315 persons or 6.2% compared to July 2017.During the month of July 2018, a total of 3 612 vacant positions have been declared to ADEM by Luxembourg employers which are 707 vacant positions more than in July 2017 (+24.3%). The most searched professions are accounts (147 vacant positions declared), IT-developper (147), secretaries (102), front-office personal for financial markets (100) and kitchen personnel (97).