Austrian labour market second quarter 2019: reduced increase in employment; slightly fewer unemployed
The number of full-time employees increased by 25 200
year-on-year, while the number of part-time employees remained at the
level of the previous year. Both sexes benefited from the increase of
full-time employment (women
During the second quarter of 2019, the number of unemployed people (202 000) was slightly lower than in the previous year (second quarter of 2018: 208 100). This resulted in an unemployment rate of 4.5%, actually being almost at the level of the second quarter of 2018 (4.6%). Especially men benefited from this slight decrease.
Both employment and unemployment data are based on ILO definitions. The results refer to the annual average over all calendar weeks.
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