Job seekers numbers in Luxembourg decreases by 2%

ADEM – Luxembourg’s state employment office
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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.