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6th October, 2017

Workers still afraid of dismissals



Despite improving unemployment statistics, employees are still afraid of losing their jobs, a survey by research company GKI revealed.

Among unskilled labour, 21% believe that unemployment will grow in the next few months.

This figure is 23% among workers who have no more than high school qualifications, but higher education graduates are even less optimistic, as 26% of them see an increasing chance of dismissal.

Some 22-23% of employees in the 18-51 age group expect unemployment to rise, while 27% of those aged 51-65 share the same fear.

Among the unemployed, 33% believe that unemployment will rise. Students were optimistic, as only 9% of them forecast more dismissals.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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