Number of registered jobseekers falls in August
There were 401,500 registered job seekers in Hungary at the end of August, down 3.0% from July and 18.4% lower than a year earlier, the National Labour Affairs Office (NMH) said on its website.
Some 106,300 people, or 26.5% of the total, were registered as jobseekers for more than one year at the end of the month. There were 77,800 vacancies announced in August. Of these vacancies, only 15,600 were not subsidised by the state. The number of unfilled jobs was 99,400 at the end of the month.
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