Almost 10,000 New Workplaces in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina since May


The total number of employed persons in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 22nd this year is 517,597, the Federal Tax Administration announced.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the lowest number of employed persons was recorded on May 5th this year in the Federation of BiH at 507,607. In the meantime, the number of employed persons increased on June 22, 2020, by 9,990.

Published data on employed persons are created on the basis of forms that have been processed up to the latest status check and forwarded to the competent institutions. The difference in the number of employees by place of residence and place of work is based on the generation procedure and the type of data.

In March 2020 the number of registered unemployed in Bosnia and Herzegovina amounted to 398.504, according to the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

If we take 2018 as a base year (2018 = 100) and compare March 2020 with the same month of 2019, we will notice that the number of unemployed decreased by 5,3 index points, or in absolute terms the number of people registered as unemployed decreased by 24.915.

If we compare registered unemployed by qualification structure, we will notice that the largest number of unemployed are highly skilled and skilled by 127.618 followed by those with a high school diploma by 113.220 and unskilled by 109.972.

The lowest number of unemployed are those with higher education by 6.634, followed by those semi-skilled by 7.096.

The share of female population in registered unemployed amounted to 56,9% or in absolute terms 227.106 females.

In the female population, the largest number of unemployed are those with secondary education by 72.322, then those unskilled by 64.140 and those with highly skilled and skilled qualification by 58.974 females.

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