HZZ: 165,345 Unemployed People at End January

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HZZ records show that there were 5,500 unemployed people more at the end of January 2021 than at the end of December 2020 and 25,421 more than at the end of January 2020.

Daily figures, available on the HZZ website, show that 163,884 unemployed persons are currently registered with the HZZ, which is 1,461 fewer than at the end of January. Currently, 13,473 job vacancies are advertised.

A comparison of data from the previous months shows that the rise in the number of jobseekers has been slowing on an annual level since April 2020. The annual unemployment growth rate decelerated to 21.3% in December 2020 and fell below 20%, to 18.2%, in January 2021.

A total of 16,132 people registered with the HZZ in January 2021, which is 30% fewer than in January 2020. 75.3% of the newly-registered jobseekers, or 12,146 people, signed up after losing their previous employment, while 10,632 people signed off, which is 28.5% fewer than in January 2020.


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