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Bosnia's Federation jobless rate edges down to 36.1% in Nov

Author Annie Tsoneva
Bosnia's Federation jobless rate edges down to 36.1% in Nov Photo: flazingo_photos; CC BY-SA 2.0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), January 17 (SeeNews) - The registered unemployment rate in Bosnia's Federation dipped to 36.1% in November from 36.5% in October, the entity's statistical office said.

Among women, the unemployment rate fell to 43.7% in November from 44.1% in October, the Federation's statistical office said in a statement on Friday.

The number of unemployed people in the Federation fell 1.0% month-on-month in November to 301,513, whereas the number of employed people rose to 534,119, up 0.6% compared to October.

The economically active population in the Federation totalled 835,632 people in November.

The registered unemployment rate is calculated as the ratio of the number of unemployed to total active population.

The Federation is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.

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