Serbia - Labour market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 - August 31, 2019

In the second quarter of 2019, the employment rate increased to 49.2%, while unemployment rate, in the same period, had the value of 10.3%. The activity rate of the population aged 15 and over increased in the second quarter 2019 to 54.8%, where the activity rate of males was 62.9%, and of females 47.3%. In the 1st half of 2019, gross salaries and wages increased, compared to the same period in 2018, with 9.6% in nominal terms, i.e. 7.1% in real terms. Simultaneously, net salaries and wages increased by 9.8% in nominal terms and by 7.3% in real terms.

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