Labour market training, training and self-motivated studies
At the end of August, labour market training was attended by 17,600 students, down 1,900 on the previous year. Of the students, 8,100 were men and 9,500 were women. The number of men decreased by 1,000, and the number of women by 900 from August last year. During August, 5,600 new students began labour market training, representing an decrease of 400 on the year before.
Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (6,200), which is 700 less than the year before.
At the end of August, 1,400 persons were in training, which is 300 less than the year before. Of those in training, 700 were men and 700 women. Career coaching was provided to 800 participants, which is 300 less than a year earlier. The number of people receiving job search training was 600, which is 100 more than last year.
Self-motivated studies supported by unemployment benefits were attended by a total of 25,700 people, representing a decrease of 3,900 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 9,700, down 1,900 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 16,000, representing a decrease of 2,000 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 7,700 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 800 on the previous year.