In Albania, employment has seen an improvement during the first half of this year. This phenomenon is confirmed by the Institute of Statistics, according to which, during the first quarter of this year, in annual terms, employment marked a growth. “Compared to the same quarter of 2016, employment grew by 3,5%. In quarterly terms, compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, employment marked a slight growth of 1.2%”, INSTAT says.
On the other hand, this institution confirms that in the first quarter of 2017, official unemployment rate in Albania was 14,2%.
“Compared to the first quarter of 2016, official unemployment rate dropped by 2.4%. The official unemployment rate has not changed compared to the fourth quarter of 2016”, experts of INSTAT argue. /balkaneu.com/