Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



29/06/2007
LATEST FIGURES: LABOUR FORCE SURVEY – MAIN RESULTS, 1st QUARTER 2007
29/06/2007



According to the results of the Labour Force Survey, which is carried out in accordance with a European Union Regulation, for the 1st quarter of 2007, the number of employed persons amounted to 369.308 (males 204.638 and females 164.670) and the number of unemployed persons to 18.808 (males 8.933 and females 9.875).

The employment rate for persons aged 15-64 was 69,8% (males 78,8% and females 61,3%) and remained at the same level with the previous quarter while it recorded a small increase from the corresponding quarter of 2006.

The unemployment rate amounted to 4,8% of the labour force (males 4,2% and females 5,7%) while in the 4th quarter the rate was 4,2% (males 3,7% and females 4,9%) and the corresponding quarter of 2006 the rate was 5,9% (males 5,3% and females 6,6%). Also the unemployment rate for young persons aged 15-24 was 10,9% compared to 12,0% in the corresponding quarter of 2006.

A more detailed analysis of the survey data is presented in the description that accompanies the main results tables.














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