Employment Bulletin
October 2023
The number of placements increased in the private sector

At the end of October, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, in placements in central government jobs or receiving start-up grants totalled 35,500, which is 800 more than the year before. Of those in placement, 1% were in central government jobs, 24% in municipalities and 75% in the private sector. Since October last year, the number of placements had increased by 7% in the private sector, but decreased by 45% in central government jobs and by 8% in municipalities. Of those in placements, 54% were men. Placements for men increased by 700, and those for women by 100 from the previous year.