Corrected press release: 11.954-020/19

120 300 job vacancies on average in 2018; increase of 24% compared to previous year

Vienna, 2019-02-08 – In 2018, Austrian enterprises reported an annual average of 120 300 job vacancies (2017: 97 400), according to Statistics Austria's Job Vacancy Survey. 63.2% of vacancies have also been reported to the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS). Compared to the previous year, the job vacancy rate rose by 24%. In relation to people in employment the vacancy rate was at 2.9% in 2018, after a rate of 2.4% in 2017.

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