In Montenegro, about 1,000 people lost their jobs every month

08.10.2021. / 10:15

PODGORICA – Since the beginning of the corona virus pandemic, ie since March 2020, 25,000 people have lost their jobs in Montenegro, while during the past 12 months more than 11,600 people have lost their jobs, according to the Employment Service of Montenegro (ZZ ZCG) .

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Namely, according to the data of the Bureau from October 5 this year, there were 53,990 people on the unemployment register, while on the same day last year there were 42,319 people without a job.

This means that 11,671 people lost their jobs in 12 months, ie that on average, almost a thousand people lost their jobs on a monthly basis, Dnevne novine writes.

According to the calculations of the Podgorica paper, on average, the employment of thirty Montenegrin citizens was terminated on a daily basis.

Out of a total of 53,990 unemployed on October 5, the share of women is 59.9 percent, men 40.1 percent. There are 6,947 unemployed university students, or 12.9 percent, and there are 27,396, or 50.7 percent, with high school occupations, according to the data of the Institute.

The total number of unemployed increased by 27.6 percent over a 12-month period, with the number of women increasing by 29.8 percent. There are 17.1 percent more high school students, and 28.7 percent more high school students.

Of the total number of unemployed, 57.4 percent have been on record for more than a year. Since the beginning of the pandemic until today, about 3,400 citizens have registered with the Bureau every month, or 47.8 percent more than the monthly average from 2019. Tanjug


Source: Capital.ba – Informacija je capital by www.capital.ba.

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