The total number of the employed in the third quarter of 2020 amounted to 2,224,842 persons. Relative to the same quarter of the previous year, the total registered employment increased by 2%, i.e. by 44,422 persons, announced the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.
Observed by the modalities of employment, there were 2,092,398 employed in “long-term employment”, in “temporary and occasional employment” there were 66,906 persons, while the number of registered individual agricultural producers was 65,538.
Employment was primarily increased in the category of “long-term employment”, where growth of 2.8% (57,857 persons) was recorded, relative to the same quarter of the previous year.
Observed by territory, increased employment prevailed in Belgrade and Vojvodina. The sections of activity with the largest increase in the number of the employed are Manufacturing, Construction, Wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, Information and communication, and Transportation and storage.