Number of Registered Jobseekers Edges Lower
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The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary reached 235,429 in April, edging down around 3% from both a month earlier and the same period in 2022, data from the National Employment Service (NFSZ) show.
The data show 3,224 Hungarians registered as jobseekers for the first time during the month. The total number of new jobseeker registrations, including repeat registrations, reached 30,176.
Around 43% of registered jobseekers received no jobseekers' allowance or social assistance in April.
About 35% had been seeking work for longer than a year.
Jobseekers were registered for 486 days on average.
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