Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



05/05/2006
LATEST FIGURES: LABOUR FORCE SURVEY – MAIN RESULTS, 4th QUARTER 2005
05/05/2006


According to the results of Labour Force Survey, which is carried out in accordance with a European Union Regulation, for the 4th quarter of 2005, the number of employed persons amounted to 350.574 (males 197.342 and females 153.232) and the number of unemployed persons to 19.300 (males 10.395 and females 8.905).

The employment rate for persons aged 15-64 was 68,1% (males 78,0% and females 58,8%).

The unemployment rate amounted to 5,2% of the labour force (males 5,0% and females 5,5%). The unemployment rate was higher for young persons aged 15-24 which accounted for 14,1% of the labour force of the same age group (males 16,2% and females 11,9%).













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