Labour Force survey 2nd quarter 2018

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the second quarter 2018 and the observation period was from April to June 2018. The interviewing was done in 2 173 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (6 656 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 and more (5 629 persons).
According to the data for the second quarter of 2018, there were 280.7 thousands of active population in Montenegro, out of which there were 240.2 thousands of employed persons or 85.6% and 40.5 thousands of unemployed or 14.4%. The number of persons in employment in comparison with the previous quarter has increased by 6.7% and the number of unemployed has decreased by 6.5%.
There were 219.1 thousands of inactive population and in comparison with the previous quarter this number has decreased by 5.5%.

The activity rate for the second quarter 2018 is 56.2%, the employment rate is 48.1%, unemployment rate is 14.4% and the inactivity rate is 43.8%.