Estonia - Positive labour market data - August 31, 2017

According to Statistics Estonia, the unemployment rate stood at 7%, the employment rate at 66.9% and the labour force participation rate at 72% in the 2nd quarter of 2017. The labour force participation rate reached its highest level for 20 years. Partly, this is the consequence of the fact that the number of working-age persons continued its slow decrease. The Unemployment Insurance Fund stated that of those registered as unemployed, 28% are people with reduced work capacity.

English: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics ...  

http://news.err.ee/606706/registered-unemployment-unchanged-at-4-6-percent-in-june  

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