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

At the end of February, labour market training was attended by 22,600 students, up 1,500 on the previous year. Of the students, 10,300 were men and 12,300 were women. The number of men increased by 100, and the number of women by 1,400 from February last year. During February, 4,800 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 1,000 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (8,200), which is 1,600 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of February, 1,900 persons were in training, which is 600 more than the year before. Of those in training, 1,000 were men and 900 were women. Career coaching had 1,200 participants in February, which is 300 more than a year earlier. The number of people receiving job search training was 700, which is 300 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 26,500 people, representing a decrease of 4,500 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 10,100, down 1,900 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 16,400, representing a decrease of 2,700 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 8,400 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 800 on the previous year.