Slovenia sees unemployment drop in March

ljubljana1LJUBLJANA, April 5 (Xinhua) — Slovenia’s total jobless number dropped 13.6 percent year-on-year in March to 95,189, the Slovenian Press Agency reported on Wednesday quoting the country’s National Employment Service.

The statistics show that the jobless number is also 6.1 percent down over February.
In March, a total of 5,892 people registered with the Employment Service, which is 0.5 percent less than over February and 3.6 percent lower than a year ago.

Out of the 12,042 people removed from the unemployment register in March, 9,690 got jobs or started a business, which is 53.7 percent more than February but 3.1 percent lower over the same period of last year.

In the first three months of the year, 24,794 people registered as unemployed, a drop of 7.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the STA report.

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