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25.9% of the unemployed in the 4th quarter of 2023 moved into employment
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25.9% of the unemployed in the 4th quarter of 2023 moved into employment - 1st Quarter 2024
15 May 2024

Summary

Of the total persons who were unemployed in the 4th quarter of 2023, 56.4% (200.0 thousand) remained in that state in the 1st quarter of 2024, 25.9% (91.8 thousand) moved into employment and 17.7% (62.8 thousand) moved into inactivity.

In the same period, 28.7% (48.9 thousand) of unemployed men and 23.3% (43.0 thousand) of unemployed women moved into employment.

From the 4th quarter of 2023 to the 1st quarter of 2024, 30.8%  (70.0 thousand) of the short-term unemployed and 18.1% (24.6 thousand) of those inactives belonging to the “potential workforce” moved into employment.

At the same time, 9.7% (65.7 thousand) of those who were self-employed and 23.2% (82.1 thousand) of those who were unemployed  in the previous quarter became employees.

Of the total of employees who, in the 4th quarter of 2023, had a temporary work contract or other contractual arrangement, 22.5% (163.9 thousand) moved into a permanent work contract in the 1st quarter of 2024.

Of the total of workers who were part-time workers in the 4th quarter of 2023, 19.9% (79.7 thousand) changed to full-time work in the 1st quarter of 2024. 

The percentage of persons who remained employed between the 4th quarter of 2023 and the 1st quarter of 2024, but changed jobs, decreased by 0.4 pp compared to the last quarter, standing at 3.3% (159.4 thousand).


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