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Unemployment at a 15-year low in Cyprus

The Labor Minister of Cyprus recently announced that the country’s unemployment rate has dropped to a 15year low of 6% in the first quarter of 2024, showcasing significant economic recovery. This remarkable improvement from a peak of 17.7% in 2015 highlights the success of governmental policies in reducing unemployment and fostering job creation.

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Cyprus Unemployment Decreases in April 2024

In April 2024, Cyprus experienced a significant 17.2% decrease in unemployment rates, marking a positive turn in the job market. Key sectors like construction, manufacturing, and tourism showed resilience, indicating a strengthening economy and growing stability in Cyprus.

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Incentive Plans for Jobs for Unemployed

The government has launched two new incentive plans to employ and train 1,265 unemployed individuals, with a budget of €11,694,000 allocated for this purpose. These initiatives target young job seekers under 30 and promote flexible employment options, aiming to maximize job creation across different sectors without restrictions.

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Cyprus Sees Significant Reduction in Unemployment Numbers in November 2023

In November 2023, Cyprus saw a significant reduction in unemployment, with registered unemployed individuals decreasing to 11,808, indicating a strengthening job market in sectors such as accommodation, catering, trade, construction, and financial services. This reflects a 17.3 percent drop from the previous year, highlighting positive economic trends and potential future developments.

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