Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



02/10/2007
LATEST FIGURES: LABOUR FORCE SURVEY – MAIN RESULTS, 2nd QUARTER 2007
02/10/2007




According to the results of the Labour Force Survey, which is carried out in accordance with a European Union Regulation, for the 2nd quarter of 2007, the number of employed persons amounted to 377.856 (males 209.251 and females 168.606) and the number of unemployed persons to 13.233 (males 6.937 and females 6.296).

The employment rate for persons aged 15-64 was 71,2% (males 80,1% and females 62,7%) recording an increase from the previous quarter as well as from the corresponding quarter of 2006.

The unemployment rate amounted to 3,4% of the labour force (males 3,2% and females 3,6%) while in the 1st quarter the rate was 4,8% (males 4,2% and females 5,7%) and the corresponding quarter of 2006 the rate was 4,1% (males 3,4% and females 5,0%). Also the unemployment rate for young persons aged 15-24 was 9,1% compared to 8,7% 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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