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16-03-2023 13:21

Job Vacancies: 4th Quarter 2022, Job Vacancy Rate 1,9%

The number of job vacancies in the 4th quarter of 2022 reached 7.821. The number of job vacancies decreased by 1.822 (-18,9%) compared to the same quarter of the previous year where the number was 9.643. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2022 the number of job vacancies decreased by 1.353 (-14,7%). (Table 1)    

The job vacancy rate in the 4th quarter of 2022 was 1,9%, while the job vacancy rate in the previous quarter and the 4th quarter of 2021 was 2,2% and 2,4% respectively. The largest job vacancy rates in the 4th quarter of 2022 were observed in the Sectors of Accommodation and Food Service Activities (3,0%), Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities (2,9%) and were followed by the Sectors of Financial and Insurance Activities, Administrative and Support Service Activities and Education with the same rate (2,5%). (Table 2)

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A job vacancy is a paid post that is newly created, unoccupied or about to become vacant, and for which the employer is taking active steps to find a suitable candidate from outside the enterprise concerned and intends to fill it either immediately or within a specific period of time.

The job vacancy rate is the number of job vacancies expressed as a percentage of the total number of occupied posts and job vacancies.


The survey covers enterprises with 1 or more employees classified in all sectors of economic activities according to the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities NACE Rev. 2 of the European Union system, except Sectors A (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing), T (Activities of Households as Employers; Undifferentiated Goods- and Services-Producing Activities of Households for own use) and U (Activities of Extraterritorial Organizations and Bodies).

Collection of data

The data collection is carried out by telephone interviews every quarter.

For more information:

CYSTAT Portal, subtheme Labour Market

CYSTAT-DB (Online Database)

Predefined Tables (Excel)

Methodological Information

The data included in the Predefined Tables in Excel format are available up to 4th Quarter 2021. Data from the 1st Quarter 2022 onwards are available only in the CYSTAT-DB Online Database.


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