These are 97,000 unemployed less than a year ago, as the Federal employment Agency announced in Nuremberg on Thursday. The unemployment rate fell by 0.1 points to 5.9 percent. This is the lowest level since German reunification.
“The labor market continues to develop positively,” said BA chief Frank-Jürgen Weise. The demand for labor is to be fast. “Unemployment has fallen again and the social security contributions increased considerably.”
number of employed persons increased by 45,000
After seasonal adjustment were in June 2.69 million people in Germany without work. The adjusted to seasonal influences number of unemployed fell by 6,000 compared to May. In West Germany, the number fell by 2,000, to the east by 4,000.
The employment and the number of people with a regular job at the same time grew further. According to recent data from the Federal Statistical Office in May, the number of employed persons increased from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted 45,000 to 43.56 million. That was 559,000 more than last year.
The social security payments put by extrapolation of the Federal Agency of March and April by a seasonally adjusted 33,000 to. With 31.33 million people, employment was on the previous year to 681,000 in Plus
Companies continue to seek many new employees. The number of vacancies rose in June compared to the previous year by 93,000 to 665,000.