Labour market statistics, 1st quarter 2018

  • Statistical Series
  • 03. May 2018
  • Vol 103, Issue 14
  • ISSN: 1670-4770

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The number of persons 16–74 years old in the labour force in the 1st quarter of 2018 was 200,200 corresponding to an activity rate of 80.7%. The number of employed persons was 194,500 while unemployed persons were 5,700. The employment rate was 78.4% and the unemployment rate 2.9%. From the 1st quarter of 2017 the number of employed persons increased by 3.000 but the employment rate decreased by two percentage points. At the same time the number of unemployed stayed almost the same, and the same goes for the unemployment rate. The unemployment rate among females was 2.5% and 3.2% among males.

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