A total of 84,000 Norwegians have been looking for a job since the start of the pandemic

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Out of those who became job seekers at the start of the pandemic in March and April, 21% are still not back at work.

That corresponds to 83,920 people, according to the newspaper Klassekampen.

According to the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration’s (NAV) figures, a total of 399,621 people became job seekers during March and April. 

Out of the total, 21% continued to be job seekers at the end of November.

A total of 54,820 people were job seekers before the pandemic hit Norway, and 52% of them are still in the same situation, according to Klassekampen.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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