246,100 unemployed jobseekers in April
The number of unemployed jobseekers rose by 7,400. The number of new vacancies reported in April totalled 74,400.
At the end of April, a total of 246,100 unemployed jobseekers were registered at the Employment and Economic Development Offices and municipalities participating in the local government pilots on employment. This is 7,400 more than a year earlier and 7,700 fewer than in the previous month. The number of unemployed jobseekers also includes those fully laid off. These figures are from the Employment Bulletin of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
The number of new vacancies reported during April totalled 74,400, or 36,800 fewer than in April the previous year. In all, the number of unfilled vacancies in April was 170,300, which is 70,400 fewer than a year ago.
In April, 246,100 unemployed jobseekers (temtyollisyyskatsaus.fi)