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.