Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



28/03/2016
Latest Figures: Labour Force Survey, 4th Quarter 2015

According to the results of the Labour Force Survey for the 4th quarter of 2015, the number of employed persons amounted to 361.448 and the number of unemployed persons to 53.021.

The employment rate for persons aged 20-64 was 68,3% (males 72,2% and females 64,6%) in comparison to 67,6% in the previous quarter and to 68,4% in the corresponding quarter of 2014.

The unemployment rate amounted to 12,8% of the labour force (males 13,4% and females 12,1%) recording a decrease from the previous quarter (14,8%) and from the corresponding quarter of 2014 (16,0%). Also the unemployment rate for young persons aged 15-24 amounted to 29,5% of the labour force of the same age group in comparison to 32,3% in the previous quarter and to 33,7% in the corresponding quarter of 2014.

For the whole 2015 the unemployment rate was 15,0% in comparison to 16,1% in 2014. A more detailed analysis of the survey data is presented in the relevant tables.


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