Employment numbers continue steady rise in Denmark

With the increase in May, the number of employees has increased for 16 months in a row.

The number of wage-earners in Denmark increased by 8,000 from April to May, reported Danmarks Statistik.

With this latest increase, the number of employed has now risen 16 months in a row. In total, the number of wage earners has grown by 192,000 since January 2021, bringing the total number of people with paying jobs up to 2,956,000.

Driven by growth in the private sector
The increase in total salaried employment is primarily due to growth in the private sector – all 8,000 new jobs were found in the category ‘companies and organisations‘, which primarily consists of private busineses, but also includes some state-owned organisations.

The number of salaried employees in public administration and services, on the other hand, remained steady from April to May.




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