As of 31 March, 18,689 people were looking for employment, according to the latest figures published by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC).

787 fewer people compared to February, but 291 more than in March 2020.

The unemployment rate stands at 6.1%, compared to 6.2% in late February. Over 10,000 people are currently receiving full unemployment benefits.

4,443 residents are part of an employment programme, an increase of almost 8% compared to 2020. A total of 3,910 available jobs were declared to the National Employment Agency (Adem) in March.

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