Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



27/10/2005
LATEST FIGURES: LABOUR FORCE SURVEY - MAIN RESULTS, 2nd QUARTER 2005
27/10/2005



According to the results of Labour Force Survey for the 2nd quarter of 2005, the number of employed persons amounted to 347.798 (males 197.145 and females 150.653) and the number of unemployed persons to 19.678 (males 8.907 and females 10.771).

The employment rate for persons aged 15-64 was 68,7% (males 79,5% and females 58,5%).

The unemployment rate amounted to 5,4% of the labour force (males 4,3% and females 6,7%). The unemployment rate was higher for young persons aged 15-24 which accounted for 12,7% of the labour force of the same age group (males 11,8% and females 13,7%).













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