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

At the end of May, labour market training was attended by 22,400 students, up 2,400 on the previous year. Of the students, 10,600 were men and 11,800 were women. The number of men increased by 700, and the number of women by 1,700 from May last year. During May, 3,800 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 600 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (7,300), which is 700 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training decreased

At the end of May, 2,500 persons were in training, which is 1,500 less than the year before. Of those in training, 1,200 were men and 1,200 women. Career coaching was provided to 1,900 participants, which is 1,100 less than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training decreased by 400 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 31,500 people, representing a decrease of 3,300 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 12,700, down 1,700 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 18,800, also representing a decrease of 1,700 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 8,800 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 1,300 on the previous year.