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

Examined by level of education, unemployment decreased from August last year at three levels of education. Unemployment decreased among those with lower level basic qualifications (-16%), higher level basic qualifications (-3%) and lowest level of tertiary education (-2%). Unemployment increased the most among those with post-secondary non-tertiary education (16%), lower-degree level tertiary education (14%), education level unknown (12%), and higher-degree level tertiary education (12%).

Unemployment decreased in two occupational groups

Examined by occupation, unemployment decreased in two groups from August of last year; in the groups of office and customer service workers (-200) and skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (-200). Unemployment increased the most in the groups of craft and related trades workers (3,600), “unknown” (2,700), professionals (2,100), and plant and machine operators, and assemblers (1,400). Unemployment remained unchanged in the group of armed forces.