Croatia's jobless rate drops to 14.4% in March

Croatia's jobless rate drops to 14.4% in March OPIS Zagreb/Shutterstock.com

ZAGREB (Croatia), April 21 (SeeNews) - Croatia's registered unemployment rate dropped to 14.4% in March, from 15.3% a month earlier, the national bureau of statistics said on Friday.

In March 2016, Croatia's registered jobless rate was 17.2%.

In October last year, Croatia recorded its lowest unemployment rate in the past eight years, of 13.1%.

Croatia has a working age population (15+) of some 3.6 million and a labour force of about 1.8 million, according to the latest available official data.

Author Maja Garaca
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