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Slovenia's labour force increases 2.4% y/y in Aug

Slovenia's labour force increases 2.4% y/y in Aug Author: Elektrokabel Bulgaria. Licence: All rights reserved.

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), October 16 (SeeNews) – Slovenia's labour force was estimated at 893,200 in August, up 2.4% year-on-year, the country's statistical office said on Wednesday.

On a monthly comparison basis, the number of persons in employment was 0.1% lower in August, the office of statistics said in a statement.

Compared to the previous month, the number of persons in paid employment edged down 0.1% (about 802,000) and the number of self-employed persons edged up 0.2% (over 91,200).

The number of men in employment decreased by 0.1% (to almost 492,400) in August as compared to the previous month. The number of women in employment also fell by 0.1% (to almost 400,800).

Slovenia has a population of around two million.

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