In October, there were 141,269 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 3,043 more persons than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment increased by 8,827 persons (+6.7 percent).
The number of jobseekers reached 200,920 in October 2015, more 4,878 persons than in the previous month and 13,205 more than a year earlier (+7.0 percent).
Youth unemployment (15 to 24 year old) decreased by 808 persons (-3.9 percent) to 19,810. Compared with the previous month, this represents an increase of 1,089 people (+ 5.8 percent).