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Labour market in April 2010

Unemployment by gender
Unemployment was 9,8% by men in April 2010 or down from 10,2% in March 2010 and 8,1% by women, the same as in March 2010.

Unemployment by age
There were 3.024, 16-24 years unemployed in April 2010 or 19% of all unemployed in April 2010. In March 2010 there were 3.147 young unemployed.

Long-term unemployed
There were 8.917 unemployed for a period over 6 months in April 2010 or up with 384 from the previous month. Unemployed over 12 months were 4.662 in the end of April 2010 or up from 4.601 in the end of March 2010.

Open vacancies
The number of open vacancies was 287 in the end of April 2010 or up from 256 in the end of March 2010.

Granted work permits
There were 23 new work permits issued in April 2010, up from 17 in March 2010.

The unemployment forecast for May 2010
It is expected that unemployment will decrease in May 2010 and be between 8,6% and 9%

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7. May 2015

Ertu a­ flytja til Noregs, Danmerkur e­a SvÝ■jˇ­ar ?

Norræna félagið í samstarfi við Halló Norðurlönd og EURES - evrópska vinnumiðlun standa fyrir upplýsingafundum um flutning til Noregs, Svíþjóðar og Danmerkur.

16. March 2015

Hefur ■˙ ßhuga ß a­ starfa Ý Noregi ?

EURES evrópsk vinnumiðlun í Noregi í samstarfi við EURES á Íslandi stendur fyrir starfakynningu mánudaginn 23. mars 2015 frá kl. 15:00 - 20:00 í fundarsal á jarðhæð Centerhotel Plaza við Aðalstræti 4.


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A specific proviso must be made in the evaluation of the unemployment rate, for example, about 20% included in the number of these figures are receiving part-time benefits.

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EURES helps German jobseekers find new opportunities in the Swiss countryside

Many vacancies in the tourism sector go unfulfilled each year ľ hence a new cooperation allowing German jobseekers to meet potential employers, with the help of EURES.
Text last edited on: 12/2010

EURES Estonia - forming partnerships to protect the rights of jobseekers

EURES Estonia and NGO MT▄ Living for Tomorrow have partnered up to protect mobile jobseekers against fraudulent and abusive employers.
Text last edited on: 11/2010

How language learning can lead to new opportunities

An ongoing cooperation between EURES in the Swedish-speaking ┼land Islands and a Germany-based language school is allowing skilled, unemployed German jobseekers to gain practical experience in a beautiful location.
Text last edited on: 11/2010

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