In September, there were 138,226 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 1,243 more persons than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment increased by 8,261 persons (+6.4 percent).
The number of jobseekers reached 196,042 in September 2015, more 3,373 persons than in the previous month and 12,929 more than a year earlier (+7.1 percent).
Youth unemployment (15 to 24 year old) increased by 59 persons (+ 0.3 percent) to 20'618. Compared with the previous month, this represents an increase of 1,138 people (+ 5.8 percent).