Number of jobless Slovenians below 100,000 after 6 years

Slovenia's registered unemployment rate came to 10.8% in June when the number of Slovenians out of work fell below 100,000 for the first time since October 2010, the national statistical office reported on Tuesday.

The number of jobless people in June went down by 2,400 (that is by 0.3%) from May.

The number of employed Slovenians rose by the same percentage to 820,000.

"An overview by activities shows that the number of persons in employment increased in seventeen activities and decreased in three.

The number of persons in employment increased the highest in manufacturing (C), i.e. by 0.3%. In manufacturing there were also the most persons in employment, i.e. around 186,800 (of whom 68.1% were men and 31.9% were women)," the office reported.

Last update: Tue, 16/08/2016 - 12:44

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