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Bosnia's registered jobless numbers fall 9.1% y/y in Feb

Bosnia's registered jobless numbers fall 9.1% y/y in Feb Bosnia and Herzegovina flags; Author: Jennifer Boyer; License: CC BY 2.0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 22 (SeeNews) - The number of registered unemployed people in Bosnia decreased by 9.1% on the year to 430,053 in February, the country's Agency for Statistics said on Monday.

On a monthly comparison basis, the number of registered unemployed people in Bosnia edged down by 0.8%, the statistical office said.

Most of the registered unemployed in February were highly skilled and skilled people (140,050), followed by holders of a high school diploma (121,242) and unskilled people (118,187).

People with a two-year college education accounted for the smallest share of unemployed - 6,592 people, followed by semi-skilled - 8,057 people.

At the end of 2018, the number of registered unemployed persons in Bosnia was 435,266.

Bosnia has a population of some 3.5 million.