14 582 resident jobseekers who are available for the Luxembourg labour market were registered with ADEM on 30 September 2018. Compared to September 2017, this represents a decrease of 1,208 persons or 7.7%. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate calculated by the STATEC is 5.4%.
Especially young jobseekers under the age of 30 benefit from the decreasing unemployment (-15.5%) as well as low-skilled jobseekers (-9.3%). The number of long-term unemployed jobseekers decreased by 6.9% and the number of jobseekers with disabilities decreased by 5.9% within one year.
On 30 September 2018, 4,704 persons took part in employment measures which represents a decrease of 324 persons or 6.4% compared to September 2017.
During the month of September 2018, a total of 3,234 vacant positions have been declared to ADEM by Luxembourg employers which are 60 vacant positions more than in September 2017 (+1,8%). The stock of the vacant positions counting 7.368 job vacancies, is also at a very high level.