What is the Number of Unemployed Persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina?


In June this year, the number of registered unemployed in Bosnia and Herzegovina amounted to 421.300, according to BiH’s Agency for Statistics.

If we take 2018 as a base year (2018 = 100) and compare June 2020 with the same month of 2019, we will notice that the number of unemployed decreased by 3,5 index points, or in absolute terms the number of people registered as unemployed decreased by 15.824.

If we compare registered unemployed by qualification structure, we will notice that the largest number of unemployed are highly skilled and skilled by 134.659 followed by those with a high school diploma by 122.893 and unskilled by 112.429.

The lowest number of unemployed are those with higher education by 6.970, followed by those semi-skilled by 7.142.

The share of female population in registered unemployed amounted to 57% or in absolute terms 240.235 females.

In the female population, the largest number of unemployed are those with secondary education by 77.867, then those unskilled by 65.902 and those with highly skilled and skilled qualification by 62.247 females.


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