The past week, significantly more than the normally made available. Wednesday was the figure of 3720 persons, which is almost four times as many as on a normal Wednesday. It informs the ministry of Employment.
the Trend was the same on Monday and Tuesday of this week, where the number of unemployed was three times as high as normal. A total of 14.700 made available this week.
on Thursday, the Danish Parliament has presented a large support package, which should be with to keep your hand under the Danish companies and jobs.
It contains among other things, compensation to the companies and self-employed workers, who are hardest hit by coronavirusset.
- no matter what we do, so will the health crisis, unfortunately, have an impact on our labour market, which is the increase in the number of available shows, says minister for employment Peter Hummelgaard (S).
- Therefore, it is also very positive that all parties in the Danish parliament has taken responsibility and negotiated a solid agreement together in the night, he says.
According to the chief economist Tore Stramer from the Danish business world is the number available surprisingly high.
- Although we had expected an increase in the unemployment rate, as shows in today's numbers, that virusudbruddet has hit the Danish labour market with fierce strength.
- We should be completely back to the years after the financial crisis to find a similar increase in the unemployment rate. Here and now there are even signs that the rise in unemployment is greater than in the years after the financial crisis, he says in a written comment.