Compared to April 2019, the number of employees fell by 188,905 to 3,582,751 (5.0 percent). After the record unemployment
rate in March 2020, unemployment continued to rise until mid-April, before coming to a halt in the second half of the month.
At the end of April, 571,477 unemployed persons and persons in training measures were registered with the Public Employment
Service Austria (AMS), 8,955 (+1.6 percent) more than in March 2020 and 210,275 (+58.2 percent) more than in April 2019, respectively.
While the number of training participations fell by 24.2 percent due to the discontinuation of training practices, the number
of persons registered as unemployed increased by 76.3 percent in April.