Summary

May 2022:

The active population (5,182.9 thousand) decreased by 0.1% from April and February and increased by 0.8% from May 2021.

Similarly, also the employed population (4,872.2 thousand) decreased from the previous month (0.1%) and from three months before (0.3%) and increased from one year before (1.9%).

The unemployed population (310.7 thousand) increased by 0.9% from April and by 3.3% from February and decreased by 13.1% from May 2021.

The unemployment rate stood at 6.0%, up 0.1 percentage points(pp) from the previous month, up 0.2 pp from three months before and down 1.1 pp from a year earlier.

The inactive population (2,477.5 thousand) increased by 0.1% from the previous month and from three months earlier and decreased by 2.3% May 2021.

The labour underutilisation rate was estimated at 11.5%, the same value as in the previous month, up 0.2 pp from three months before and down 1.2 pp from the same month of 2021.

June 2022:

The active population (5,169.2 thousand) decreased by 0.3% from May and by 0.4% from March 2022, having increased by 0.2% from June 2021.

The employed population (4,855.5 thousand) decreased by 0.3% from the previous month and by 0.6% from three months before, having increased by 0.8% from a year earlier.

The unemployed population (313.7 thousand) increased by 1.0% from the previous month and by 2.2% from March 2022, having decreased from June 2021 (8.8%).

The unemployment rate stood at 6.1%, up 0.1 pp from the previous month, up 0.2 pp from three months before, but down 0.6 pp from one year before.

The inactive population (2,490.9 thousand) increased from the previous month (0.5%) and from three months before (0.9%) and decreased from a year earlier (1.0%).

The labour underutilisation rate stood at 11.6%, up 0.1 pp from the previous month, up 0.2 pp from three months before and down 0.9 pp from June 2021.

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