Number of Registered Jobseekers Edges Down
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The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary reached 228,504 in August, inching up 1% from a month earlier, but falling 1% from the same period in 2022, data from the National Employment Service (NFSZ) show.
The data show 3,632 Hungarians registered as jobseekers for the first time during the month. The total number of new jobseeker registrations, including repeat registrations, reached 29,129.
Around 42% of registered jobseekers received no jobseekers' allowance or social assistance in July.
About 36% had been seeking work for longer than a year.
obseekers were registered for 494 days on average.
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