Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Unemployment falls further in November – FAZ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

“The labour market is developing also in November, in principle, favorable,” said labour Agency chief Frank-Jürgen Weise.

The number of unemployed in Germany has fallen to a new record low. The Federal employment Agency (BA) registered in the January to 2.53 million unemployed. The are 8000 less than in October and 101.000 less than a year ago, as the authority announced on Wednesday in Nuremberg, Germany. The unemployment rate fell by 0.1 points to 5.7 percent.

“The labour market is developing also in November, in principle, favorable,” said BA chief Frank-Jürgen Weise. The unemployment had continued to decline and the demand for new employees to move at a consistently high level. “The increase in Employment has, however, recently Stalled,” said way. A trend he does not see.

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The decline in the unemployment numbers in the fall, mainly due to seasonal factors: training graduates find a permanent position school leavers begin a course of study and a lot of firms after the plant holidays of new employees. In December, the winter unemployment sets in. The economy provides, according to experts, only a relatively weak shear.

the seasonal influences, the unemployment number, however, decreased in November from The previous month, it decreased by 5,000 to 2,658 million unemployed. In the West there were about 2000 job seekers, less, in the East about 3000.

gainful employment and employment subject to social insurance has grown in comparison with the previous year, although the growth according to the BA, most recently, significantly weakened. The demand for new employees remains high. In November 681.000 Vacancies were reported to the authority – to 71,000, more than a year ago.


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