Unemployment in Macedonia fell at historic low level

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The unemployment rate in the third quarter of this year was 27.9 percent and it is decreased compared to the previous quarter to 0.3 percent in the third quarter last year by 0.8 percent, according to data from the State Statistical Office.


The number of unemployed in the third quarter was 267,428 persons out of active population of 690 965 people. The rate of activity in this is 57.3 percents and the employment rate is 41.3 percents.

Among the unemployed more than half, i.e. 61.1 percents are men and 38.9 percents women.

From 15 to 24 years were 50 275 unemployed people, from 25 to 49 years are 165,325 unemployed persons and from 50 to 64 years, the number of unemployed persons was 51 458 people.

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