Employment Bulletin
July 2023
Decrease in long-term unemployment

At the end of July, the number of long-term unemployed who had been unemployed without interruption for more than a year amounted to 92,200, down 3,200 on the previous year. Of the long-term unemployed, 54,800 were men and 37,300 were women. The number of men decreased by 2,200 (-4%) from the previous year and the number of women by 1,000 (-3%). Long-term unemployed who had been unemployed without interruption for more than two years numbered 49,200, which is 5,200 less than a year ago.