Job vacancy rate

A job vacancy is defined as a newly created, unoccupied, or about to become vacant, post. The job vacancy rate (JVR) measures the proportion of total posts that are vacant expressed as a percentage as follows:
JVR = number of job vacancies * 100 / (number of occupied posts + number of job vacancies)
(Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

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Unit of Measurement: 

Percentage (%)

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Statistical office