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

At the end of March, labour market training was attended by 24,300 students, up 3,000 on the previous year. Of the students, 11,500 were men and 12,800 were women. The number of men increased by 900, and the number of women by 2,100 from March last year. During March, 5,600 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 900 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' consisted of 7,500 people in integration training, which is 700 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training decreased

At the end of March, 2,800 persons were in training, which is 600 less than the year before. Of those in training, 1,500 were men and 1,300 women. Career coaching was provided to 2,300 participants, which is 600 less than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training decreased by 100 from 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 34,500 people, representing a decrease of 2,700 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 13,900, down 1,500 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 20,500, representing a decrease of 1,200 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 10,000 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 1,100 on the previous year.