Employment Bulletin
January 2023
Increase in the number of persons in labour market training

At the end of January, labour market training was attended by 21,300 students, up 1,100 on the previous year. Of the students, 9,700 were men and 11,700 were women. The number of men decreased by 100 and the number of women rose by 1,200 from January last year. During January, 6,300 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 1,300 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (7,600), which is 900 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of January, 1,800 persons were in training, which is 400 more than the year before. Of those in training, 900 were men and 800 were women. Career coaching had 1,100 participants in January, which is 300 more than a year earlier. The number of people receiving job search training was 700, which is 100 more than the previous year.

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 26,300 people, representing a decrease of 4,400 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 10,000, down 1,900 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 16,300, representing a decrease of 2,500 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 8,300 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 700 on the previous year.