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Unemployment Benefit 

If you become unemployed in Cyprus, you may be entitled to an unemployment benefit by the Social Insurance Services.

The unemployment benefit is paid to workers or to voluntarily insured people working for a Cypriot employer overseas, aged 16 to 63, who are unemployed. The limit is extended to 65 if the insured person is not entitled to a statutory pension. Self-employed individuals are not entitled to unemployment benefit. 

For further information you can contact the Social Insurance Services, as well as the Department of Labor.

Unemployment Figures

The latest figures on the labour market in Cyprus, including unemployment, are updated montlhy by the Statistical Service of Cyprus, and can be found here