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Geostat: Unemployment Rate is Higher Among Men than Women

According to Geostat’s research, the unemployment rate is traditionally higher among men than in women.

In 2017, the indicator was higher than 2.3 percentage points in men compared to the corresponding indicator of women.

In addition, the indicator in 2017 increased by 1.8 percentage points in women compared to 2016, and in men decreased by 1.6 percentage points. This is a Geostat survey that explores the employment and unemployment rate of 2017.

The level of activity is relatively high in men. In 2017 the level of activity in women was 58.2 percent, and in men it was 74.6 percent. In 2017, the level of activity in women increased by 1.5 percent in comparison with 2016 and in men it decreased by 2.8 percentage points.

Compared to 2016 in 2017, employment levels in women increased by 0.2 percentage points, while it wasreduced by 1.1 percentage points among men.