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

At the end of April, labour market training was attended by 24,200 students, up 3,800 on the previous year. Of the students, 11,500 were men and 12,700 were women. The number of men increased by 1,300, and the number of women by 2,500 from April last year. During April, 4,200 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 1,900 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 decreased

At the end of April, 2,700 persons were in training, which is 700 less than the year before. Of those in training, 1,300 were men and 1,400 women. Career coaching was provided to 2,100 participants, which is 700 less than a year earlier. The number of participants in job search training remained unchanged 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 34,300 people, representing a decrease of 2,300 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 13,800, down 1,300 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 20,400, representing a decrease of 1,000 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 10,000 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 1,000 on the previous year.