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

In November 2020 the number of registered unemployed in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 413.254. 

If we take 2018 as a base year and compare November 2020 with the same month of 2019, we will notice that the number of unemployed increased by 2,7 index points, or in absolute terms the number of people registered as unemployed increased by 11.895. 

In November 2020, the number of persons in paid employment in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 814.715, out of which there were 350.918 women. As compared to October 2020, the number of persons in paid employment increased by 0,2% and the number of employed women also increased by 0,2%. 

The number of registered unemployed persons in November 2020 compared to October 2020 decreased by 0,3% and the number of unemployed women decreased by 0,2%. 

In November 2020, the average monthly paid off net earning per person in employment in legal entities in BiH amounted to 966 BAM, which represented the nominal increase of 1,6% as compared to December 2019. 

In comparison to November 2019 the average monthly paid off net earnings for November 2020 was nominally by 4,2% higher 

In November 2020, the average monthly gross earnings per person in employment in legal entities in BiH amounted to 1.493 BAM, which represented the nominal increase of 1,6% as compared to December 2019. 

In comparison to November 2019 the average monthly gross earnings for November 2020 was nominally by 4,2% higher, according to BiH Agency for Statistics.

The trade union consumer basket calculated by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Bosnia and Herzegovina for December 2020 amounts to 1,863.47 BAM and is 55.06 BAM cheaper than the consumer basket for the previous month, Avaz reports. 

The average salary paid in the Federation of BiH for October 2020 was 961 BAM (last data published by the Federal Bureau of Statistics) and is the same amount as it was for the previous month. 

The coverage of the Trade Union Consumer Basket with an average salary is 51.57 percent. 

The consumer basket itself consists of the following categories: food 44.5 percent, housing and communal services 16.7 percent, hygiene and health maintenance 9.4 percent, education and culture 5.9 percent, clothing and footwear 10.7 percent, transportation 7, 4 percent and household maintenance 5.4 percent. 

In the food category, prices from three shopping centers were used for 85 items. 

When it comes to hygiene and maintaining health, the costs are included for 12 items, and for housing and communal services the costs for six items.

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