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Registered unemployed at 30,951 end of January, 2019

February 5, 2019 at 2:47pm
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The number of unemployed registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of January 2019 stood at 30,951 persons according to figures released by the Cyprus Statistical Service.

It said that based on seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for January 2019 fell to 24,091 from 24,333 the previous month.

On an annual basis, that is compared to January 2018, there was a drop of 5,038 persons or 14,0%. This was mainly observed in trade (down 1,158 unemployed persons), public administration (down 583), accommodation and food service activities (down 578), manufacturing (down 537), construction (down 526), education (down 173) and among newcomers in the labour market (down.538).

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