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Number of jobseekers in Luxembourg falls 3.2% in August
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Number of jobseekers in Luxembourg falls 3.2% in August

25.09.2017 From our online archive
There were 15,850 people looking for work at the end of last month, 516 fewer than at the same point in 2016, ADEM said in a statement on Monday.

The number of jobseekers registered with ADEM, Luxembourg's state employment office, fell 3.2% in August compared with the same month last year. The amount of vacant positions reported by employers rose 9%.

The unemployment rate was 6%, compared with 6.4% in August 2016.

There were 15,850 people looking for work at the end of last month, 516 fewer than at the same point in 2016, ADEM said in a statement on Monday.

There were 2,602 job postings at ADEM from employers last month, 228 more than in August, 2016, the office said. 

(Alistair Holloway, alistair.holloway@wort.lu, +352 49 93 739)