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

At the end of April, labour market training was attended by 24,500 students, up 2,700 on the previous year. Of the students, 11,400 were men and 13,200 were women. The number of men increased by 700, and the number of women by 2,000 from April last year. During April, 3,900 new students began labour market training, representing a decrease of 100 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (8,500), which is 2,100 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

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