Austria -Labour market trends; increase of unemployment -March 20, 2014

According to the Labour Force Survey of Statistics Austria, the year 2013 was characterised by a small decrease in the number of employed persons (4,175 million; -8,600 compared to 2012) together with a substantial rise of unemployed (215,200; +26,100). The number of self-employed was approximately as high as in 2012 (2013: 555,000), while the number of employees dropped slightly by 7,100 after a rise of 53,000 in 2012 and 41,400 in 2011 (from 2008 to 2010 the number had not changed significantly).

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