Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



26/06/2015
Latest Figures: Labour Force Survey - Main Results, 1st Quarter 2015

According to the results of the Labour Force Survey for the 1st quarter of 2015, the number of employed persons amounted to 358.401 and the number of unemployed persons to 77.142.

The employment rate for persons aged 20-64 was 67,2% (males 70,9% and females 63,8%) recording a decrease from the previous quarter (68,4%) and an increase from the corresponding quarter of 2014 (66,3%).

The unemployment rate amounted to 17,7% of the labour force (males 18,1% and females 17,3%) recording an increase from the previous quarter (16,0%) and the corresponding quarter of 2014 (16,9%). Also the unemployment rate for young persons aged 15-24 amounted to 37,1% of the labour force of the same age group recording an increase from the previous quarter (33,7%) and a decrease from the corresponding quarter of 2014 (39,6%).


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