Luxembourg - Unemployment stabilises - March 31, 2016

The unemployment rate stabilised in February 2015, while the actual number of jobseekers fell by over 400. Compared to the same month a year ago, it marked a 6 percent fall, benefiting all age groups, particularly those aged 30 and under. The proportion of jobseekers in this age bracket fell 8.7 percent over a year, while the unemployment rate among the 50+ age group fell 2.7 percent. Another positive sign was the fact that the proportion of long-term unemployed (12 months and more) fell by 4.1 percent over a year.

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