Unemployment in Macedonia with record down


The unemployment rate in Q4 of 2016 amounted to 23.1 percent, a 0.3-percent drop compared to the previous quarter, the State Statistical Office said on Thursday.

The labour force in the Republic of Macedonia numbered 950,255 persons, of whom 731,107 were employed, while 219,148 were unemployed persons.

The activity rate in this period was 56.6 percent, while the employment rate was 43.5 percent.

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