In the 3rd quarter of 2022, the employed population (4,929.1 thousand people) increased by 0.6% (27.3 thousand) from the previous quarter and by 1.0% (51.0 thousand) from one year before.
The share of the employed population who have teleworked, that is, who has worked from home using information and communication technologies was 17.0% (836.7 thousand people), 2.6 percentage points (pp) less than in the 2nd quarter of 2022.
The unemployed population, estimated at 305.8 thousand people, has increased by 2.3% (7.0 thousand) from the previous quarter and decreased by 4.1% (12.9 thousand) from a year earlier.
The unemployment rate stood at 5.8%, up 0.1 pp from the 2nd quarter of 2022 and down 0.3 pp from the 3rd quarter of 2021.
The labour underutilisation covered 603.1 thousand people, having increased by 0.4% (2.4 thousand) from the previous quarter and decreased by 6.1% (39.3 thousand) from a year before. The labour underutilisation rate (11.2%) has remained unchanged from the previous quarter and has decreased by 0.7 pp from a year earlier.
The inactive population aged 16 and over (3,575.4 thousand people) has decreased by 0.8% (29.0 thousand) from the previous quarter and by 1.0% (36.8 thousand) from a year earlier.