Labour Force survey 2nd quarter 2017

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the second quarter 2017 and the observation period was from April to June 2017. The interviewing was done in 2 271 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (6 790 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 and more (5 774 persons).
According to the data for the second quarter of 2017, there were 273.8 thousands of active population in Montenegro, out of which there were 232.5 thousands of employed persons or 84.9% and 41.3 thousands of unemployed or 15.1%. The number of persons in employment in comparison with the previous quarter has increased by 4.4% and the number of unemployed has decreased by 11.9%.
There were 225.8 thousands of inactive population and in comparison with the previous quarter this number has decreased by 1.9%.

The activity rate for the second quarter 2017 is 54.8%, the employment rate is 46.5%, unemployment rate is 15.1% and the inactivity rate is 45.2%.