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/