Job seekers numbers in Luxembourg decreases by 2%

ADEM – Luxembourg’s state employment office

The number of available resident job seekers registered with the Luxembourg’s state employment office, was 16,296 in 31 July 2017. Over the course of one year, this represent a fall of 2%.

Marginally lower compared to July 2016, the unemployment rate stands at 6.1%.

From 5,171 in July 2016 to 5,098 in July 2017

In July 2017 5,098 people were assigned to an employment measure, a fall from 5,171 registered during the same month last year. Moreover during the same month, ADEM registered an increase of 15.9% over one year, of vacant jobs declared by employers. The fields of accountancy, secretarial and management consultancy felt particularly the increase in employment opportunities.