Labour Force Survey

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the fourth quarter 2021 and the observation period was from October to December 2021. The interviewing was done in 1 975 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (5 187 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 to 89 (4 549 persons).

According to the data for the fourth quarter of 2021, there were 272.7 thousand of active populations in Montenegro, out of which there were 230.7 thousand of employed persons or 84.6% and 41.9 thousand of unemployed or 15.4%. There were 226.3 thousand of persons outside the labour force (15 to 89 years old).

For the persons aged 15 to 89 in the fourth quarter 2021 the activity rate is 54.7%, the employment rate is 46.2%, the unemployment rate is 15.4% and population outside the labour force rate is 45.3%.