The number of job vacancies in Cyprus for the 3rd quarter of 2017 was 4703, with the number of job vacancies decreasing by 286 (-5.73%) compared to the same quarter of the previous year when it was 4989. The largest decrease was in the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation (-60.29%) and the largest increase in the Real Estate Activities (2250.00%). Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2017 the number of job vacancies increased by 1995 (73.67%).
The job vacancy rate for the 3rd quarter of 2017 was 1.4%, while the job vacancy rate for the previous quarter was 0.8% and the 3rd quarter of 2016 was 1.5%. The largest job vacancy rates for the 3rd quarter of 2017 were presented in the Section of Real Estate Activities (5%) and in Other Service Activities (4.8%)./IBNA