The Slovenia Times

Slovenia's survey unemployment down to 5.2% in Q2


While roughly the same number of men and women were unemployed in the second quarter, 52.6% of the unemployed had been jobless less than 12 months and 47% were long-term unemployed.

The long-term unemployment rate has been decreasing since the first quarter of 2017, when it stood at 3.7% - it was at 2.5% in the second quarter of this year.

There were 984,000 employed persons in Slovenia in the second quarter of 2018, which is 20,000 or 2.1% more than in the first quarter and 29,000 or 3% more year-on-year.

There were 693,000 workers with permanent contracts in the second quarter, while 95,000 had temporary contracts.

The active working male population remained larger than the active female population, the respective figures being 532,000 and 452,000.


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