Second quarter of 2011 : a steady growth on the labour market 2011-10-05

After the shock of the economic crisis and the recovery of the labour market, which has started in the fourth quarter of 2009, the labour market seems to return in the first half of the year 2011 to a normal growth pace. 
For the first time since the middle of 2008 a growth is registered within the three important sections of the labour market, i.e. "Industry and construction" , "Commercial provision of services" and "Non commercial provision of services" .
Compared to the corresponding quarter of 2010 the rise in employment during 2011 amounts overall to 56.000 jobs (+1,6%) and the labour volume expressed in fulltime equivalents increases by 55.000 units (+1,9%).

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