The number of unemployed fell in April to 2,229 million. This is the lowest figure for that month since reunification. Compared to March, the number of unemployed fell by 72,000 of. The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 4.9 percent, said German Federal employment Agency (BA).

In the spring, the unemployment figures are dropping each year. But compared to April of 2018, this development, in the previous year, there were nearly 155,000 unemployed. “The employment subject to social insurance continues to increase, and the demand of companies for new employees, moves at a very high level,” said authorities chief Detlef Scheele.

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The under-employment, which includes people who are participating in, for example, in one embodiment, was 3,198 million. You rose on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to the previous month, by 5,000. In the year-on-year comparison, the number fell by 154,000 dialysis. In the case of the Federal employment Agency at the same time, 796.000 Vacancies were reported 11,000 more than a year ago.

The number of employees subject to social security increased according to projections by the Federal Agency from January to February, seasonally adjusted 48,000. So 33,22 million people in Germany last had a regular Job, 671.000 more than a year earlier.