Labour market continues to grow in the third quarter of 2017 2018-01-12

The favourable tendency of the salaried employment of the first half of 2017 continues in the third quarter of 2017, as shown by the statistics of the National Social Security Office.

Global view

Compared to the same period in 2016, the salaried employment has once again increased during the first quarter of 2017. Both the number of jobs (+ 1.2%) and the work volume (+1.7% in full-time equivalents) have increased. The favourable tendency on the labour market is present in the sector "Industry and Construction", as well in the “Commercial services”  and the “Non-commercial services”. 

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