Austrian labour market in corona year 2020: 1.3% fewer employed, 19.0% more unemployed persons
"In the corona year 2020, the decline in employment figures has been much smaller than in the number of working hours, which have literally collapsed. Short-time work has shown its effect in this respect", says Statistics Austria Director General Tobias Thomas .
In addition, the "labour reserve" increased
by 52.0%. Compared to the previous year, the number of job vacancies
fell by one fifth
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