Number of jobseekers down by 800 in March
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The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary reached 251,297 in March, 811 fewer than in the previous month, state news wire MTI reports citing data released by the National Employment Service (NFSZ).
The number of registered jobseekers was 52,334 lower than in the same month a year earlier.
The data showed 2,627 Hungarians registered as jobseekers for the first time during the month. The total number of new jobseeker registrations, including repeat registrations, reached 35,389.
Around 41% of registered jobseekers received no jobseekers' allowance or social assistance in March.
About 38% had been seeking work for longer than a year.
The average period jobseekers were registered stood at 477 days.
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