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

At the end of October, labour market training was attended by 24,700 students, up 2,900 on the previous year. Of the students, 11,100 were men and 13,600 were women. The number of men increased by 1,100, and the number of women by 1,800 from October last year. During October, 5,600 new students began labour market training, representing an increase of 100 on the year before.

Based on target occupation, the largest subgroup within the category of 'unknown' were people in integration training (9,500), which is 2,200 more than the year before.

The number of persons in training increased

At the end of October, 2,200 persons were in training, which is 400 more than the year before. Of those in training, 1,100 were men and 1,100 were women. Career coaching was provided to 1,200 participants, which is unchanged from last year. The number of people receiving job search training was 1,000, which is 400 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 25,000 people, representing a decrease of 2,500 on the year before. The number of men receiving unemployment benefits for studies was 9,600, down 800 on the previous year. Among women, the number was 15,500, representing a decrease of 1,600 on the year before. Occupation was undetermined in case of 8,500 persons in the group of 'unknown', up 100 on the previous year.