DZS: Number of Industrial Workers Down m-o-m and y-o-y

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ZAGREB, Aug 3, 2020 – The number of Croatian industrial workers in June declined by 0.5% from May and by 3.3% from June 2019, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS).

Compared with May, the largest decreases in the number of workers were observed in tobacco production (-19.4%), other manufacturing industries (-6.7%) and in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (-3.0%). The largest increase was recorded in crude petroleum and natural gas extraction (+1.7%).

Year on year, the largest decreases were registered in the manufacture of refined petroleum products (-17.2%) and tobacco production (-10.1%), while the largest increases were observed in textile production (+11.8%), the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and preparations (+4.6%) and the manufacture of finished metal products (+1.8%).

In the first half of 2020, compared with the same period of 2019, the number industrial workers dropped by 3.0%, and productivity declined by 2.8%.

In June, compared with the same month of last year, industrial production fell by 1.8%, declining for eight months in a row, but at a slower rate than in May when it fell by 12.4% year on year, its largest contraction since the recession year of 2009.


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