Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service

Latest Figures: Registered Unemployed, May 2013

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of May 2013, reached 44.424 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that shows the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for May 2013 increased to 45.736 persons in comparison to 44.333 in the previous month.

In comparison with May 2012, an increase of 10.262 persons or 30,0% was recorded which was mainly observed in the sectors of trade (an increase of 2.464 unemployed persons), public administration (an increase of 1.391), construction (an increase of 1.242), manufacturing (an increase of 1.050), accommodation and food service activities (an increase of 639), as well as to newcomers in the labour market where an increase of 851 unemployed persons was recorded.



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