Employment Bulletin
February 2021
Increase in the number of persons in labour market training

At the end of February, labour market training was attended by 22,800 students, up 2,200 on the previous year. Of the students, 10,900 were men and 11,900 were women. The number of men increased by 600, and the number of women by 1,600 from February last year. During February, 5,000 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 800 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (7,200), which is 500 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of February, 3,400 persons were in training, which is 200 more than the year before. Of those in training, 1,800 were men and 1,600 women. Career coaching was provided to 2,800 participants in February, which is 200 more than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training was 600, which is almost the same as last year.

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 34,700 people, representing a decrease of 2,700 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 14,000, down 1,500 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 20,600, representing a decrease of 1,100 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 10,100 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 1,000 on the previous year.