Number of jobseekers increases by 7.4% within one year

As of 29 February 2020, 16,652 resident jobseekers were registered with ADEM. Compared to the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 1,144 people, or 7,4%. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate determined by STATEC was 5.5% in February 2020.

As of 29 February 2020, the number of jobseekers registered with ADEM who are not resident in Luxembourg was 2,686. This is an increase of 0.5% compared to February 2019.

On 29 February 2020, the number of participants in a labour market measure was 4,217. This is a decrease of  90 people, or 2.1%, compared to the same month of the previous year.

In February 2020, 2,193 new resident jobseeker files were registered with ADEM. This is a decrease of 12.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. In addition, 546 new jobseekers’ registrations were made by non-residents, a decrease of 11.1% compared to February 2019.

During February 2020, Luxembourg employers declared a total of 3,605 job vacancies to ADEM; 369 jobs, or 11.4% more than in February 2019.

These figures reflect the situation as of February 29, 2020 and are not yet influenced by the latest developments caused by COVID-19.

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