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

At the end of July, labour market training was attended by 17,600 students, up 2,800 on the previous year. Of the students, 7,800 were men and 9,800 were women. The number of men increased by 700, and the number of women by 2,100 from July last year. During July, 300 new students began labour market training, which is the same number as the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (7,200), which is 2,200 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of July, 1,500 persons were in training, which is 500 more than the year before. Of those in training, 800 were men and 700 were women. Career coaching had 800 participants in July, which is 200 more than a year earlier. The number of people receiving job search training was 700, which is 300 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 20,500 people, representing a decrease of 3,600 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 7,900, down 1,400 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 12,500, representing a decrease of 2,100 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 6,500 persons in the group of 'unknown', down 200 on the previous year.