Fall of unemployment rate in FYROM

Fall of unemployment rate in FYROM

Skopje, September 17, 2013

State Authority of Statistics published unemployment figures for FYR Macedonia in the second half of the year. According to this authority, unemployment rate is 28.8%.

According to the data which have been published, unemployment rate saw a fall of 2.4% compared to the second half of last year when the unemployment rate was 31.4%.

At the end of 2012, unemployment rate in the country amounted to 31%, while in 2011 it was 31.4%.

In the second four monthly period of 2013, number of unemployed persons amounts to 273.860.

Out of the total number, 61.5% are men, while 38.5% are women.

Based on the age, 62% are from 25 to 49 years old, while based on education, 111.441 people have little education. Number of unemployed educated people is 40.967. /ibna/