Employment Bulletin
April 2023
Unemployment decreased at only three levels of education

Examined by level of education, unemployment decreased from April last year at three levels of education. Unemployment decreased among those with lower level basic qualifications (-18%), lowest level of tertiary education (-4%) and higher level basic qualifications (-2%). Unemployment increased the most among those with education level unknown (22%), lower-degree level tertiary education (10%), higher-degree level tertiary education (7%) and post-secondary non-tertiary education (6%).

Unemployment decreased in four occupational groups

Examined by occupation, unemployment decreased in four groups from April of last year; the most in the groups of office and customer service workers (-600) and skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (-300). Unemployment increased in the groups of craft and related trades workers (3,200), “unknown” (2,500), professionals (1,100), plant and machine operators, and assemblers (600), elementary occupations (600) and service and sales workers (400). Unemployment remained unchanged in the group of armed forces.