At the end of July, 326 people were registered as unemployed with the Arbeitsmarkt Service Liechtenstein (AMS FL), a slip of 21 below the previous month.
Unemployment fell from 1.8 per cent in June 2017 to 1.7 per cent in the reporting month. Compared to the same month last year, unemployment fell by 102 people or 0.5 per cent, revealed a statement.
Youth unemployment was also down compared to the previous month, falling by one person to 43 people. This equates to a decrease of 2.3 per cent. Compared to the same month last year, youth unemployment fell by 10 people or 18.9 per cent to 2 per cent. Unemployment fell among all age groups.
The number of registered job vacancies fell from 848 in June to 787, a decrease of 7.2 per cent. 28 fewer jobs were advertised than in the same month last year, which equates to a fall of 3.4 per cent.