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

At the end of August, labour market training was attended by 20,600 students, up 3,100 on the previous year. Of the students, 9,000 were men and 11,600 were women. The number of men increased by 1,000, and the number of women by 2,100 from August last year. During August, 5,900 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 400 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (8,400), which is 2,200 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of August, 1,800 persons were in training, which is 400 more than the year before. Of those in training, 900 were men and 900 were women. Career coaching had 1,000 participants in August, which is 200 more than a year earlier. The number of people receiving job search training was 800, which is 200 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 23,400 people, representing a decrease of 2,300 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 9,000, down 800 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 14,400, representing a decrease of 1,600 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 7,900 persons in the group of 'unknown', up 200 on the previous year.