June 2017 unemployment rate stood at 9.1%, down by 0.1 percentage points (p.p.) from the previous month’s level and by 0.6 p.p. from three months before. That value corresponds to a upward revision of 0.1 p.p. from the provisional estimate released one month ago and is the lowest observed estimate since November 2008 (8.9%).
June unemployed population was estimated at 468.9 thousand people, having decreased by 1.1% from the previous month’s level (5.2 thousand fewer people), while the employed population was estimated at 4,680.6 thousand people, having increased by 0.2% (8.5 thousand more people) from the previous month’s level.
The provisional unemployment rate estimate for July 2017 was 9.1%. For this month, the provisional estimate for the unemployed population was 470.1 thousand people and for the employed population it was 4,692.4 thousand people.