The number of people Who received work preparation benefits continues to decline.
At the end of the third quarter, 115,424 people who received this type of benefits declined, according to new statistics from Nav. This is a decrease of 3,500 persons or 3 percent from the second quarter.
All in all, 3.4 percent of the population aged 18 to 66 received unemployment benefits in September. The share has been falling since 2011.
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