Labour Force survey 2020

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the 2020 and the observation period was from January to December 2020. The interviewing was done in 8 208 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (23 121 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 and more (20 165 persons).
According to the data for four quarters in the 2020, there were 267.1 thousand of active populations in Montenegro, out of which there were 219.4 thousand of employed persons or 82.1% and 47.8 thousand of unemployed or 17.9%. The number of persons in employment in comparison with the previous year has decreased by 10.0% and the number of unemployed persons in comparison with the previous year has increased by 10.1%.
There were 233.6 thousand of inactive populations. The number of inactive in comparison with the previous year has increased by 9.6%.
The activity rate for the 2020 is 53.3%, the employment rate is 43.8%, the unemployment rate is 17.9% and the inactivity rate is 46.7%.