Job vacancies significantly up in Q3 2018

The number of job vacancies was significantly up in the third quarter of 2018, data released by the Statistical Service of Cyprus, on Friday, show.

The number of job vacancies for the 3rd quarter of 2018 was 7,667, a Statistical Service press release says.

It continues noting that the number of job vacancies increased by 2,964 (63%) compared to the same quarter of the previous year when the number was 4,703.

Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018 the number of job vacancies increased by 2,519 (48.9%).

The job vacancy rate for the 3rd quarter of 2018 was 2.2%, while the job vacancy rate for the previous quarter and the 3rd quarter of 2017 was 1.4%.

The largest job vacancy rates during the third quarter of this year were observed in the sections other service activities (3.7%) and accommodation and food service activities (3.3%), the Statistical Service press release says.

Source: Cyprus News Agency