The number of the employed in the state of Hesse has risen slightly in the first quarter. The Statistical office was one of 3.53 million people. This is a Plus of 0.5 percent, and the lowest increase compared to the prior-year period since the second quarter of 2013, informed the authority on Thursday in Wiesbaden. The Corona pandemic had no impact in the first three months of the current year, however, the acquisition activity.
The reason is simple: Only in mid-March, the country had many restrictions on the social and economic life after the new infections have increased significantly. This had immediately tens of thousands of short-time working applications will result. Within a few weeks more applications together were the work of agencies, as in several preceding years.
More builders, fewer farmers
The service sector was largely due to the increase in Employment in the first quarter, said the statisticians. Also in the Hessian construction, the number of unemployed had increased in the first three months of the year. Manufacturing, agriculture, forestry and fisheries had to capture the information provided to be opposed to declines in employment.
According to a report by the Federal Agency for work were up to date 12. March reported 153.627 women and men in the state of Hesse as unemployed. The Hessen labour market had been, until then, in a good way with a decrease in the unemployment figures, as well as an increasing number of social security taxable employment. The number of Vacancies, however, had been already declining.Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 10:20