Number of People in Work Down 0.7%

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ZAGREB, October 22, 2019 – A total of 1.56 million people in Croatia were gainfully employed at the end of September 2019, which is 10,899 persons or 0.7% fewer than in the previous month, while the registered unemployment rate fell to 6.7% from 6.8% in August, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS).

Compared with September 2018, the number of people in work was 0.9% higher.

Data from the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ) show 112,376 people were registered with the HZZ at the end of September 2019, down by 1.9% from August 2019 and by 13.9% from September 2018.

The registered unemployment rate, calculated as a share of unemployed people in the total active population, was 6.7% in September, compared with 6.8% in August.

The volume of construction work carried out in Croatia in August 2019 was 3.5% higher than in August 2018 and 1.1% lower than in July 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) says.

The volume of construction work on buildings increased by 4% year on year, while the volume of work on other civil engineering structures, such as roads, railways, pipelines, dams and sporting grounds, rose by 2.6%.

Compared with July 2019, construction work fell by 0.4% on buildings and by 2.6% on other structures.

More economic news can be found in the Business section.


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