Number of Registered Jobseekers Falls 4% in a Year

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The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary reached 235,413 in February, down 4% from the same month a year earlier, data from the National Employment Service (NFSZ) show.

The number rose by 1% from January.

The data show 4,090 Hungarians registered as jobseekers for the first time during the month. The total number of new jobseeker registrations, including repeat registrations, reached 35,485.

Around 42% of registered jobseekers received no benefits in February.

About 34% had been seeking work for longer than a year.

Jobseekers were registered for 477 days on average.

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