The number of available resident jobseekers registered with the ADEM stood at 15,124 on 31 May 2019. Over one year, this represents an increase of 316 people, or 2.1%.
Compared to April 2019, the number of available resident jobseekers fell by 329 people or 2.1%, due to seasonal variations. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, calculated by STATEC, is 5.5%.
The number of available non-resident jobseekers registered with the ADEM stood at 2,475 as at 31 May 2019, a decrease of 6.5% compared to May 2018. The number of non-resident jobseekers with reduced work capacity (external professional redeployment ) decreased by 7.0% while that of non-residents without this status decreased by only 4.9% compared to May 2018.
In May 2019, ADEM opened 2,071 new files for resident jobseekers, an increase of 16.3% compared to May 2018. In addition, 458 new files were opened for non-resident jobseekers, an increase of 103.6% compared to May 2018
The number of beneficiaries of an employment measure is 4,237 as at 31 May 2019. Over one year, this represents a decrease of 207 people, or 4.7%.
During the month of May 2019, employers reported 3,465 vacant positions to the ADEM, i.e. 314 positions or 8.3% less than in May 2018.