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Albania, unemployment decrease under 14%

Employment growth rate in Q2 at 3.4%

13 September, 16:51
(ANSA) – TIRANA – Unemployment in Albania decreased recently under 14%. The Institute of Statistics informed that in the second quarter of this year, the official rate of unemployment is 13.9%, the lowest since 2012. According to, women are more privileged in this sector, because unemployment for them is 2.4% lower than for men. Meantime, the employment rate for people aged 15 and over in the 2nd trimester of 2017 is 57.3%. Employment shows an increase tendency during this trimester, compared to the same periode of 2016. The employment rate growth was 3.4%, while a growth of 1.8% was registered in the first trimester of this year. (ANSA).

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