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23 June, 2024

Unemployment in Cyprus up by 1.9%

Compared to the same period last year, according to the statistical service of Cyprus

Source: CNA

Unemployment in Cyprus marked an annual increase in October of 1.9% according to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus.

Unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of October 2022, reached 11,183 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for October 2022 increased to 13,389 persons in comparison to 13,269 in the previous month.

In comparison with October 2021, an increase of 209 persons or 1.9% was recorded, attributed mainly to the sectors of financial and insurance activities (an increase of 421), public administration and defense (an increase of 96), information and communication (an increase of 67), professional, scientific and technical activities (an increase of 51) and human health and social work (an increase of 51).

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