Austria - More vacancies in 2015 - February 29, 2016

According to Statistics Austria's Job Vacancy Survey enterprises reported for the whole year 2015 an annual average of 66,600 job vacancies (2014: 62,400). 57% of these vacancies also have been reported to the Public Employment Service. Compared to the previous year, vacancies increased by 6.7%.  Most vacancies were reported in services and retail, technical jobs and manufacture. Almost 40% of the vacancies belonged to the category of unskilled jobs. Around 20% of the offered jobs were low-paid (below 1000 euro a month), with another 30% below a monthly wage of 1,700 euro (more details in the German text).

English: http://www.statistik.at/web_en/press/106947.html  

German: http://www.statistik.at/web_de/presse/106946.html

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