Labour Force survey 1st quarter 2021

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the first quarter 2021 and the observation period was from January to March 2021. The interviewing was done in 2 006 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (5 577 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 to 89 (4 861 persons). According to the data for the first quarter of 2021, there were 238.4 thousand of active populations in Montenegro, out of which there were 192.2 thousand of employed persons or 80.6% and 46.2 thousand of unemployed or 19.4%. There were 261.3 thousand of persons outside the labour force.  For the persons aged 15 to 89 in the first quarter 2021 the activity rate is 47.7%, the employment rate is 38.5%, the unemployment rate is 19.4% and population outside the labour force rate is 52.3%.