In 2017, index Advertsdata classified about 500 print and online media in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
About 14 million job advertisements were posted from January till December 2017 in these media.
Most job ads were posted in May (1,312,156), followed by September (1,297,186). The fewest qualified employees were wanted in February. Only 1,115,916 jobs were offered during this period. An increase at the end of the third quarter was followed by a further decline in December. 4% fewer ads were published in December than in January.