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Slovenia posts highest employment growth in EU in Q3 - Eurostat

Slovenia posts highest employment growth in EU in Q3 - Eurostat License: CC0 Creative Commons

SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 5 (SeeNews) - Slovenia posted annual employment growth of 2.3% in the third quarter of 2019, the highest among European Union member states for which data is available, the bloc's statistical office said on Thursday. 

On a quarterly comparison basis, Slovenia had the second-highest employment growth in the EU for the July-September period - of 0.5%, Eurostat said in a statement.

Details on employment growth of EU member states in Southeast Europe follow (percentage change):

  Q3 y/y Q3 q/q
Bulgaria 0.1 -0.1
Croatia n.a. n.a.
Greece 1.6 0.3
Romania -1.0 -1.1
Slovenia 2.3 0.5
EU average 0.8 0.1

source: Eurostat

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