Cyprus -New data on unemployment -May 08, 2014

While annual unemployment was falling across the Eurozone, Cyprus recorded by the end of March 2014 the highest increase compared with a year ago (from 14.8% to 17.4%).

While annual unemployment was falling across the Eurozone, Cyprus recorded by the end of March 2014 the highest increase compared with a year ago (from 14.8% to 17.4%). However, the number of registered unemployed for April 2014 decreased 1,988 to 48,384 persons compared to 50,372 in the previous month. Unemployment increased in the sectors of financial and insurance activities (an increase of 1.183 unemployed), public administration (+841), transportation and storage (+200), education (+186), accommodation and food service activities (+129). The unemployment decreased in the trade, construction and manufacturing sectors.

English: http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/Local/4332/41500/slight-decrease

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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