Number of short-time workers rises to new record

A value of 7.3 million-have never been explained Ifo-labour market expert Sebastian Link on Tuesday. "In the financial crisis, the peak of the short-time work

Number of short-time workers rises to new record

A value of 7.3 million-have never been explained Ifo-labour market expert Sebastian Link on Tuesday. "In the financial crisis, the peak of the short-time work was in may 2009, close to 1.5 million people."

In the Corona-crisis had notified the company originally 10.1 million workers on short-time working. According to the data of the Ifo Institute in fact, 71.6 percent were sent to the short-time work.

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industry is sending every third in short-time work

In business services worked, therefore, 2.4 million people in short-time work, which were 24.5 per cent of the workforce. In the industry, there were 2.2 million people, or 31 percent of all employees in the trade of 1.3 million people, or 29.7 percent. Particularly low the number was on the High - and Foundation engineering, with 22,000 workers, or 4.1 percent of the workforce.

For the rest of the economy that were not captured by the survey, estimate the economic researchers, the short-work of 1.3 million people, or 11.3 percent of the workforce.

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In contrast to the financial crisis, as more than 80 percent of short-time workers were employed in production, will briefly used to work in the Corona-crisis "over almost all sectors of the economy," said the Ifo Institute. The Figures are based on surveys of Economists, which in may for the first time, the share of short-time workers the company was queried.

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Updated Date: 03 June 2020, 09:26

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