The demand for workers in Lithuania's construction sector exceeds the supply, the country's Employment Service said on Friday.
© DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

Employees in the construction sector registered 11,100 job vacancies in the first half of 2019, 7.5 percent more than the number of people seeking jobs in the industry.

Some 6,800 job-seekers got employed in the sector, mostly in civil engineering and building construction companies, during the six months, a decline of 6 percent compared with the same period in 2018.

The most sought-after workers include builders, fitters, bricklayers, plasterers, plumbers, welders and electricians.

Employees in the construction sector plan to create 4,800 new jobs this year and next year. The industry's total workforce is forecast to grow by 17.5 percent in 2020 compared with 2019.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.

Nauseda: state bank shouldn’t be taboo

The existing situation in the Lithuanian banking market makes one to start thinking about the...

Lithuania not considering 'century bond' yet

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry sees no need for issuing ultra-long debt yet, but might consider...

Cabinet backs retail and bank taxes

The Lithuanian Cabinet on Wednesday backed in principle new taxes on bank assets and retail...

Masiulis claims Grybauskaite asked for MG Baltic's positive coverage

Eligijus Masiulis , ex-leader of Lithuania's Liberal Movement, accused of accepting a bribe, claims...

Offices of the future will have to offer more than the working premises

The office becomes an important tool to attract employees and is now not just the work premises, but...