Labour market training, training and self-motivated studies
At the end of December, labour market training was attended by 18,700 students, down 300 on the previous year. Of the students, 8,700 were men and 10,100 were women. The number of men decreased by 500, and the number of women rose by 300 from December last year. During December, 1,400 new students began labour market training, representing a decrease of 400 on the year before.
Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (6,400), which is 200 more than the year before.
At the end of December, 1,500 persons were in training, which is 400 more than the year before. Of those in training, 800 were men and 700 were women. Career coaching had 1,000 participants in December, which is 300 more than a year earlier. The number of people receiving job search training was 500, which is 100 more than the previous year.
Self-motivated studies supported by unemployment benefits were attended by a total of 25,100 people, representing a decrease of 4,300 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 9,600, down 1,900 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 15,500, representing a decrease of 2,300 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 7,500 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 800 on the previous year.