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Layoffs the leading cause for job loss in Estonia in 2020

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Registered unemployment in Estonia raised to 8.3 percent in December with the largest rate of unemployment present in Ida-Viru County. The most common for unemployed persons registering with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (Töötukassa) last year was layoffs. In 2020, the fund registered a total of 110,942 unemployed people, 30.6 percent up from 2019. There were 87,877 first-time registered unemployed people with 21,348 of them losing their previous job as a…