Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



23/12/2014
Latest Figures: Labour Force Survey - Main Results, 3rd Quarter 2014

According to the results of the Labour Force Survey for the 3rd quarter of 2014, the number of employed persons amounted to 366.307 (males 187.314 and females 178.993) and the number of unemployed persons to 69.895 (males 37.906 and females 31.989).

The employment rate for persons aged 20-64 was 67,9% (males 72,1% and females 64,0%) remaining at the same level as the previous quarter of 2014 (67,8%) and recording an increase from the corresponding quarter of 2013 (67,0%).

The unemployment rate amounted to 16,0% of the labour force (males 16,8% and females 15,2%) recording an increase from the previous quarter of 2014 (15,4%) and recording a decrease from the corresponding quarter of 2013 (16,2%). Also the unemployment rate for young persons aged 15-24 amounted to 33,4% of the labour force of the same age group recording a decrease from the previous quarter of 2014 (37,2%) and the corresponding quarter of 2013 (38,5%).


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