Number of jobseekers increases by 2.9% within a year

Chiffres-clés - August 2019

As of 31 August 2019, 15,370 resident jobseekers were registered with ADEM. This represents an increase of 434 persons, or 2.9%, compared to the previous year. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate calculated by STATEC is 5.4% in August 2019.

The number of jobseekers registered with ADEM who do not reside in Luxembourg was 2,461 as of 31 August 2019. This is a decrease of 6.5% compared to the same month last year.

During the month of August 2019, ADEM registered 2,171 new resident jobseekers - an increase of 3.3% compared to August last year. In addition, 444 registrations of non-resident jobseekers were made, an increase of 100% compared to August 2018. At the same time, there has been an increase of jobseekers departing from ADEM.

The number of participants in an employment measure was 3,942 as at 31 August 2019. Seen over one year, this represents a decrease of 24persons or 0.6%.

In August 2019, employers reported a total of 2,550 job vacancies to ADEM, 67 or 2.6% less than in August 2018.

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