Declining Unemployment in Austria

People ♦ Published: February 2, 2011; 00:10 ♦ (Vindobona)

Uunemployment could be reduced by 4.3% even in the traditionally for the labor market difficult winter months.

Declining Unemployment in Austria / Picture: ©

According to the Ministry of Social Affairs, there were 4.3% less unemployed people recorded in January 2011 than in the previous month. The number of people in training has decreased by 12.5% in the yearly comparison.

Therefore, by the end of January, 309,584 people were officially registered as unemployed, 69,187 people were in training, and long-term unemployment fell by 31.7%…