Employment Bulletin
June 2022
Decrease in long-term unemployment

At the end of June, the number of long-term unemployed who had been unemployed without interruption for more than a year amounted to 95,500, down 16,900 on the previous year. Of the long-term unemployed, 57,200 were men and 38,300 were women. The number of men decreased by 9,200 (-14%) from the previous year and the number of women by 7,700 (-17%). The number of long-term unemployed who had been unemployed without interruption for more than two years numbered 54,000, which is 10,100 more than a year ago.