The number of unemployed has decreased

The number of employed citizens clearly increased in May.

According to a study by the Statistical Center, 138,000 more people took part in working life in May than a year ago.

The number of unemployed was 25,000 fewer than last year. The unemployment rate, that is, the share of the unemployed of the total working-age population, in May was 9.6% compared to 10.9% a year earlier.

The unemployment rate among 15-24 year olds in May was 28.1% , which is 11.1% less than a year earlier.

The total number of employed in May was about 2,580,000 people. There were 162,000 men and 113,000 women out of work.