Source: eKapija | Thursday, 30.07.2020.| 14:57
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Number of the Employed Rises by 1.6% Compared to the Same Period in 2019

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Total number of the employed in the second quarter of 2020 amounted to 2,197,065 persons. Relative to the same quarter of the previous year, total registered employment increased by 1.6%, i.e. by 35,532 persons, announced the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.

Observed by the modalities of employment, there were 2,064,776 employed in “long-term employment”, in “temporary and occasional employment” there were 65,296 persons, while the number of registered individual agricultural producers was 66,994.

– Employment was primarily increased in the category of “long-term employment”, where growth of 2.3% (46,941 persons) was recorded, relative to the same quarter of the previous year – The Statistical Office says on its website.

By territory, increased employment prevailed in the Belgrade Region and in the Vojvodina Region. The sections of activity with the largest increase in the number of the employed are Manufacturing (growth of 15,647 persons), Construction (growth of 10,499 persons), Information and communication (growth of 6,905 persons), Education (growth of 4,474 persons) and Transportation and storage (growth of 3,892 persons).

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