Monthly Review of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Volume 1

Monthly Review of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...as vacant, the number of applicants during each of the indicated months stood as follows: Males. Females. June, 1914'.................................. I.......... 168 101 May, 1915............................................... 99 158 June, 1915............................................. 96 157 SWEDEN. As the system of public employment exchanges in Sweden has become fairly well organized, the statistics furnished by them may be considered a rough measure of the movement of the supply of and demand for labor. And if we may judge from the comparative statistics of adjustments in the supply of and demand for labor in Sweden 1 in June, 1914, and June, 1915, it would appear that there has been a considerable increase in the demand for positions in 1915 as compared with 1914. The number of applicants for positions in June, 1915, was 22,442, as compared with 15,429 in June, 1914, and 21,387 in May, 1915. Stated in proportion, the number of applicants per each 100 vacancies in June, 1914, was 104, as compared with 135 for June, 1915, and 118 for May, 1915. Some employment exchanges reported a scarcity of labor in the iron and metal industry, in stone cutting, among tobacco workers, and, to a limited extent, in the sugar industry. Conditions in the building industry have improved slightly, while in agriculture there has been an active demand for labor. The percentage of unemployment in Swedish trade-unions showed a slight decrease from that of the preceding month; i. e., from 7.8 per cent to 7 per cent. A comparative table for each of the months of the years 1912 to 1915 is submitted. It may be noted that the number reported as unemployed, on which these per cents are based, does not include those unemployed by reason of sickness or...show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796241
  • 9781236796240