Labour Force survey 2018

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the 2018 and the observation period was from January to December 2018. The interviewing was done in 8 546 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (25 725 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 and more (21 900 persons).
According to the data for four quarters in the 2018, there were 279.9 thousands of active populations in Montenegro, out of which there were 237.4 thousands of employed persons or 84.8% and 42.5 thousands of unemployed or 15.2%. The number of persons in employment in comparison with the previous year has increased by 3.5%. The number of unemployed persons in comparison with the previous year has decreased by 3.2%.
There were 219.9 thousands of inactive population and in comparison with the previous year the number of inactive has decreased by 2.9%.

The activity rate for the 2018 is 56.0%, the employment rate is 47.5%, unemployment rate is 15.2% and the inactivity rate is 44.0%.