Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



11/08/2005
LATEST FIGURES: LABOUR FORCE SURVEY - MAIN RESULTS, 1st QUARTER 2005
11/08/2005


According to the results of Labour Force Survey for the 1st quarter of 2005, the number of employed persons amounted to 344.173 (males 195.853 and females 148.320) and the number of unemployed persons to 20.110 (males 8.458 and females 11.651).

The employment rate for persons aged 15-64 was 68,4% (males 79,3% and females 58,1%).

The unemployment rate amounted to 5,5% of the labour force (males 4,1% and females 7,3%). The unemployment rate was higher for young persons aged 15-24 which accounted for 14,0% of the labour force of the same age group (males 12,6% and females 15,5%).











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