355,211 people are unemployed in BIH

13.05.2023. / 14:00

BANJALUKA – At the end of February, there were 355,211 persons on the records of employment institutes and services in BiH, which is 861 or 0.24 percent less compared to the previous month, and 20,478 or 5.45 percent less than the same month last year. , data from the Agency for Labor and Employment of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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In the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the number of unemployed decreased by 1,558 persons or 0.55 percent compared to the previous month, in the Republic of Srpska by 840 persons or 1.3 percent, while in Brčko District it increased by 1,537 persons or 27.49 percent.

The Agency states that the data for the Zenica-Doboj canton are unavailable and repeated from June last year, because the Employment Service of this canton is in the process of implementing a new information system.

The records showed the most qualified workers – 112,169 or 31.58 percent of the total number, followed by persons with secondary education 101,045 or 28.45 percent, and unqualified persons 100,270 or 28.23 percent.

29,408 people with a higher education or 8.28 percent of the total number of people sought work, 5,813 or 1.64 percent of them had a higher education, 5,512 or 1.55 percent had a lower education, and 994 or 0.28 percent are highly qualified workers.

In February, a total of 16,505 persons were deleted from the records of employment services, of which 7,697 were employed.

At the same time, 6,767 people lost their jobs, while employers reported the need to hire 3,470 new workers in this period.

According to the data of the BiH Statistics Agency, in January the number of employed persons in BiH was 850,916, and compared to the previous month, the number of employed persons increased by 0.7 percent.

The registered unemployment rate for January was 29.5 percent and remained unchanged compared to December 2022. A doe

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