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

At the end of October, labour market training was attended by 23,100 students, up 1,300 on the previous year. Of the students, 10,900 were men and 12,200 were women. The number of men increased by 200, and the number of women by 1,100 from October last year. During October, 5,400 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 300 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' consisted of 7,400 people in integration training, which is 500 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of October, 5,200 persons were in training, which is 2,700 more than the year before. Of those in training, 2,700 were men and 2,500 women. Career coaching was provided to 4,300 participants, which is 2,700 more than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training was 900 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 35,500 people, representing a decrease of 2,900 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 14,400, down 1,500 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 21,100, representing a decrease of 1,400 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 10,600 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 400 on the previous year.