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

At the end of December, labour market training was attended by 20,100 students, up 1,600 on the previous year. Of the students, 9,700 were men and 10,500 were women. The number of men increased by 500, and the number of women by 1,100 from December last year. During December, 2,000 new students began labour market training, representing a decrease of 200 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (6,600), which is 600 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of December, 3,600 persons were in training, which is 1,300 more than the year before. Of those in training, 1,900 were men and 1,700 women. Career coaching had 3,100 participants, which is 1,400 more than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training was 500, representing a decrease of 100 on the year before.

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 32,700 people, representing a decrease of 2,300 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 13,400, down 1,200 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 19,300, representing a decrease of 1,100 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 9,400 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 800 on the previous year.