Employment Bulletin
October 2023
Unemployment decreased at only one level of education

Examined by level of education, unemployment decreased from October of last year at only one level of education; those with lower level basic qualifications (-14%), Unemployment increased the most among those with post-secondary non-tertiary education (21%) , lower-degree level tertiary education (21%), higher-degree level tertiary education (16%) and education level unknown (15%).

Unemployment decreased in only one occupational group

Examined by occupation, unemployment decreased in only one group from October of last year; skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (-100). Unemployment increased the most in the groups of craft and related trades workers (7,000), “unknown” (6,100), professionals (3,200), and plant and machine operators, and assemblers (2,800). Unemployment remained unchanged in the group of armed forces.