Number of Registered Jobseekers Down 4% y.o.y. in October
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The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary reached 226,233 in October, edging down 0.7% from a month earlier and falling 4pc from the same period in 2022, state news wire MTI reports, citing data from the National Employment Service (NFSZ).
The data show 3,733 Hungarians registered as jobseekers for the first time during the month. The total number of new jobseeker registrations, including repeat registrations, reached 31,051.
Around 42% of registered jobseekers received no jobseekers' allowance or social assistance in October.
About 36% had been seeking work for longer than a year.
Jobseekers were registered for 490 days on average.
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