Analytics, Employment, Lithuania, Statistics

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 04.08.2020, 10:05

Job vacancies soar 2.3 times in Lithuania w-o-w

BC, Vilnius, 08.07.2020.Print version
Employers registered 6,700 vacancies with the Lithuanian Employment Service last week, a rise of 2.3 times from the previous week, bringing the total number of vacancies registered since the beginning of the lockdown to 49,400, the employment agency said, LETA/BNS.

Specialists of the Employment Service last week helped 4,500 people gain employment, up 43.3 percent w-o-w.

Some 216,400 unemployed persons have been registered in Lithuania as of Tuesday, accounting for 12.6 percent of working age population, up by 0.5 percentage point from a week ago. The number of jobseekers has soared by 56,000, or 34.6 percent, since the declaration of the state of emergency and the lockdown.

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