Employment Bulletin
September 2020
Increase in the number of persons in labour market training

At the end of September, labour market training was attended by 21,600 students, up 1,700 on the previous year. Of the students, 10,300 were men and 11,300 were women. The number of men increased by 600, and the number of women by 1,100 compared to September in the previous year. During September, 6,000 new students began labour market training, representing a decrease of 900 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' in September were people in integration training (7,100), which is 500 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of September, 4,800 persons were in training, which is 2,400 more than the year before. Of those in training, 2,500 were men and 2,400 women. Career coaching had 4,000 participants, which is 2,400 more than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training was 800 which is as many as a year ago.

The number of people in self-motivated study decreased from the previous year

Self-motivated studies supported by unemployment benefits were attended by a total of 34,800 people, representing a decrease of 2,600 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 14,200, down 1,300 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 20,700, representing a decrease of 1,200 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 10,500 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 100 on the previous year.