Number of Registered Jobseekers Falls Slightly

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The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary reached 228,611 in May, falling 3% from a month earlier and 2% from the same period in 2022, data from the National Employment Service (NFSZ) show.

The data show 2,786 Hungarians registered as jobseekers for the first time during the month. The total number of new jobseeker registrations, including repeat registrations, reached 27,699.

Around 43% of registered jobseekers received no jobseekers' allowance or social assistance in May.

About 36% had been seeking work for longer than a year.

Jobseekers were registered for 497 days on average.

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