New Employment Record in June

Politics ♦ Published: July 1, 2011; 14:16 ♦ (Vindobona)

The number of unemployed fell by 2.3% to 268,866 in June. The positive development has lasted for 16 months already.

New Employment Record in June / Picture: ©

Unemployment in Austria continued to decline in June. It was the 16th month in a row to show a positive trend. The number of registered unemployed persons dropped by 2.3% year-on-year to 207,944. Including participants in training courses, 268,866 persons were looking for a job at the end of June. This figure corresponds to a 5.5% decline compared to the last…