Number of industry workers drops, productivity rises in 2015

The number of workers in the Croatian industrial sector in December 2015 was 0.8% down from the previous month and 0.5% down from December 2014, while productivity increased.

Data from the national bureau of statistics (DZS) show that the number of workers in the manufacturing industry was down 0.8% on the month, the number of workers in the mining industry dropped 0.4% and the number of workers in the electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply sector dropped 0.1%.

On the year, the number of workers in the manufacturing industry, which employs 90.82% of all workers in the industrial sector, dropped by 0.2%. The number of workers in the mining industry dropped 5.1% on the year and the number of those working in the electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply sector dropped 1.7%.

Labour productivity data, however, show that productivity in the manufacturing sector grew by 4.2% on the year.

Productivity in the mining sector increased 10.9%, and in the electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply sector it dropped 4.4%.

The number of workers in the industrial sector in 2015 was 0.6% down from the previous year while labour productivity was up 3.3%.

Last update: Mon, 01/02/2016 - 11:57
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