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Number of jobseekers in Luxembourg falls 2% in July
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Number of jobseekers in Luxembourg falls 2% in July

24.08.2017 From our online archive
There were 2,905 job postings at ADEM from employers last month, a 15.9% year-on-year increase.

The number of jobseekers registered with ADEM, Luxembourg's state employment office, fell 2% in July compared with the same month last year. The amount of situations vacant reported by employers was 15.9%.

The unemployment rate was 6.1%, little changed from July 2016.

There were 16,296 people looking for work at the end of last month compared with 16,634 at the same point in 2016, ADEM said in a statement on Thursday.

There were 2,905 job postings at ADEM from employers last month, a 15.9% year-on-year increase, the office said. Employment opportunities were particularly strong in the accountancy, secretarial and management consultancy, it said.

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