The number of job vacancies in Cyprus increased by 1,338 (69.5%) compared to the same quarter of the previous year when it was 1,926, according to data released Friday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.
The number of job vacancies for the 4th quarter of 2017 was 3,264. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2017 the number of job vacancies decreased by 1.439 (-30,6%).
The job vacancy rate for the 4th quarter of 2017 was 1.0%, while the job vacancy rate for the previous quarter was 1.4% and the 4th quarter of 2016 was 0.6%. The largest job vacancy rates for the 4th quarter of 2017 were presented in the Sections of Financial and Insurance Activities (2.7%) and Manufacturing (1.6%).