By adding category B and C jobseekers (who exercise a short or long-term reduced activity), the number of jobseekers stands at 5,927,000.
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The decline continues. The number of job seekers in category A registered with Pôle emploi in France (excluding Mayotte) fell again by 1.6% in July compared to the previous month, according to figures communicated on Wednesday 25 August by the Directorate for the Animation of Research, Studies and Statistics (Dares) of the Ministry of Labor. These are in total 60,100 less unemployed.
Compared with July 2020, the number of these category A job seekers fell by 11.1%, details the Dares. In June, the number of Category A job seekers fell by 73,300, following a decline of 134,100 in May.
By adding the people registered in all categories (A, B and C), the number of job seekers recorded in July a “significant drop” 0.7%, or 39,500 fewer registrants, compared to June. The total number of people looking for work is 5.927 million people, says Dares.
The month of July was marked by a “new increase” job seekers in categories B and C, with 20,600 more registered with Pôle emploi, an increase of 0.9%. For categories A, B and C, entries to Pôle emploi climbed 3.7% in July, with 539,800 new registrants, against 520,700 in June, according to statistics from the Dares.