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In Q3, Latvian unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points

In Q3, Latvian unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points

15.11.2017

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in the 3rd quarter of 2017 Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.5%. Compared to the previous quarter, unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 percentage points, whereas, compared to the same period of the year before – by 1.0 percentage points.

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Latvian employment rate in Q3 - the highest recorded over the past two decades

Latvian employment rate in Q3 - the highest recorded over the past two decades

15.11.2017

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that Latvian employment rate has increased by 1.8 percentage points over the year. In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Latvian employment rate was the highest one recorded during the two past decades – 63.6%. Employment rate exceeding 63% (constituting 63.1%) was recorded only in the 2nd quarter of 2008.

Estonian analyst: high employment to remain due to decrease in working-age population

Estonian analyst: high employment to remain due to decrease in working-age population

15.11.2017

The employment rate in Estonia in the third quarter of 2017 stood at 68.3%, the highest it has been in 20 years, and Heido Vitsur, economic adviser to the president, said that the employment rate is to remain at a high level due to the decrease in working-age population, cites LETA/BNS.


Estonia's employment rate in Q3 highest in last 20 years

Estonia's employment rate in Q3 highest in last 20 years

14.11.2017

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2017, the employment rate was 68.3%, the unemployment rate 5.2% and the labour force participation rate 72%. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016, the unemployment rate fell and the employment rate reached its highest level for 20 years.

In Q3, the unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 6.6%

In Q3, the unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 6.6%

10.11.2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that, according to the Labour Force Survey data, in III quarter 2017, the unemployment rate stood at 6.6%; against II quarter 2017, it decreased by 0.4 percentage points, against the respective period 2016, by 0.9 percentage points. In III quarter 2017, the male unemployment rate stood at 7.6, female – 5.5%.


10.11.2017

New forms of work discussed in Tallinn within the framework of Estonia's presidency in EU

On November 8th, the Labor Inspectorate of Estonia in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs held a SLIC (Senior Labor Inspectors Committee) thematic day and an occupational health and safety conference "New forms of work and occupational health and safety", informed BC Kristel Abel from the Labor inspectorate.

07.11.2017

Lithuania's jobless rate stays at 7.4% in November

- Lithuania's unemployment rate stood at 7.4% in early November 2017, unchanged from a month ago, but down by 0.1 points year-on-year, figures from the country's Labor Exchange showed on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.

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