Labour market: Due to Corona, there are less Vacancies

The number of Vacancies has fallen in the Corona-crisis: it decreased from April to June compared with the previous year by almost half a Million, as the Instit

Labour market: Due to Corona, there are less Vacancies

The number of Vacancies has fallen in the Corona-crisis: it decreased from April to June compared with the previous year by almost half a Million, as the Institute for labour market and occupational research (IAB) said on Tuesday in Nuremberg. Accordingly, in the second quarter of 2020, nationwide almost 893,000 Vacancies, which were nearly 36 per cent, or 496.000.

"Many companies in the current crisis through the use of short-time working to keep their skilled workers. From the date of display of short units of work for the concerned organization to the end of the short-time work phase, a hiring freeze,“ explained labour market researcher Alexander Kubis, the IAB. "This also makes it comes to a strong decline in Vacancies."

industry is the most

with the rise in unemployment and the decline in Vacancies, the unemployment is-Set-Relation to the national average currently stands at three to one: To 310 unemployed 100 Vacancies came in the second quarter of 2020. met In the corresponding quarter of the previous year, this Ratio stood at one to six.

In the industry was the downturn with 56 percent, according to the IAB at its strongest. The number of Vacancies fell by 151 000 in the second quarter of 2019 to 66,000 in the second quarter of 2020. In absolute Numbers, the decline in the two industries was close to and other services at the highest - this is about the guest count trades. The number of Vacancies decreased in two areas of 734,000 to 470.000. In the area of public administration and social insurance, by contrast, the number rose to 24,000 to 27,000.

The IAB is investigating four times a year the entire job offer, including those not reported to the employment agencies. In the second quarter of 2020 answers of nearly 8500 employers in all sectors of the economy were, according to the Institute.

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 08:20

You need to login to comment.

Please register or login.

RELATED NEWS