69,000 More Hungarians Register As Jobseekers

  • 21 May 2020 10:09 AM
  • Hungary Matters
69,000 More Hungarians Register As Jobseekers
The number of registered jobseekers in Hungary rose by an annual 69,000, or 26.5%, to 330,700 in April, data published on the website of the National Employment Office (NFSZ) show.

The number of registered jobseekers with only a primary school education increased to 129,500 during the month and made up 39% of the total. Almost 23% of jobseekers were aged 55 years or older.

The NFSZ said 22.6% of the total, or around 74,700 people, had been seeking work for more than one year.

The ratio was up 8.4 percentage points from a year earlier. Around 178,400 jobseekers, or 61.8% of the total, were eligible for some kind of unemployment or social support during the month.

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