Number of registered unemployed decreased by 12% - State Statistics

Number of registered unemployed decreased by 12% - State Statistics

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The number of registered unemployed in Ukraine as of September 1, 2017 totaled 321 thousand, which is 12% less (44 thousand people), compared with the same period in 2016, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reports.

Thus, the number of people employed with the assistance of the State Employment Service grew by 40 thousand, or 8%, and amounted to 537 thousand, compared with the same period in 2016. At the same time, 43% of them were employed before granting the status of the unemployed.

The number of employers that cooperated with employment centers in January-August 2017 increased by 13% and amounted to 144 thousand. The number of job openings in the database of the State Employment Service grew by 16%, to 722.7.

As of September 1, 2017, the number of job offerings, submitted by employers to the State Employment Service, grew by 43%, to 77 thousand. Also, there were 45.5 thousand job offerings from other sources in the database of the State Employment Service.

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