Official unemployment in Albania, 15.2% for people over the age of 15

Official unemployment in Albania, 15.2% for people over the age of 15

“Official unemployment rate for population over the age of 15 in Albania is 15.2%”. This is the latest confirmation made by the Institute of Statistics as part of the publication of 2016 Labor Force Survey.

“Number of people in the labor force is 1 million and 365 thousand, where women account for 46.4% of this labor force and men account for 56.6%”, INSTAT experts say.

Meanwhile, employed people in the country account for 1 million and 157 thousand, where women account for 43.8% and men account for 56.2%.

“Number of unemployed people is estimated to be 208 thousand, of which 41% are women and 59 are men”, INSTAT says.

Meanwhile, agriculture and services are the two sectors that employ the largest number of people in Albania, namely 40.2% and 40.4% of the total. /balkaneu.com/