Estonia - The number of 50-74-year-old employed increased - August 31, 2019

The number of 50-74-year-old employed persons (232,500) has continued to increase, by 9,600 compared to last year. In the second quarter of 2019, the employment rate of the 50-74-year-old population was 59.2% and the unemployment rate 4.7%. The number of unemployed persons in this age category decreased by 2,100 compared to the same quarter of 2018. 127,700 of the employed were women and 104,800 men. Compared to the previous year, the number of employed women has increased by 3,400 and employed men by 6,200.

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