Number of registered job-seekers falls to 581,000 in August

Tourism

The number of registered job-seekers in Hungary fell to 581,000 at the end of August according to seasonally-adjusted data, down 1,000 from July, fresh data published by the National Employment Service (NFSZ) shows.

Unadjusted figures show the number of the registered job-seekers was 549,000, down 0.9% from July, but up 0.5% from August 2010.

Around 144,200 of the registered job-seekers had looked for work for more than twelve months, down from both the previous month and a year earlier, NFSZ said.

There were 44,000 new jobs posted at employment offices in August, up 5.7% from the previous month, and up 61.8% from a year earlier. About 70% of the new jobs were subsidized by the state.

In the business sector employers announced 12,900 non-subsidized new jobs in August, down 6.7% from July and down 9.5% from August 2010.

ADVERTISEMENT

Czech Economic Confidence Weakens in February Analysis

Czech Economic Confidence Weakens in February

Parliament Elects Sulyok as New Hungarian President Parliament

Parliament Elects Sulyok as New Hungarian President

PwC Hungary to Introduce 4-day Summer Working Week HR

PwC Hungary to Introduce 4-day Summer Working Week

Diversity in Focus at AmCham Hungary's HR Dream Day Conferences

Diversity in Focus at AmCham Hungary's HR Dream Day

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.