Labour Force Survey

This release contains data received through the Labour Force Survey conducted in the 2021 and the observation period was from January to December 2021. The interviewing was done in 7 818 households on the territory of Montenegro. There were collected data about demographic characteristics for all members of the households (21 160 persons were surveyed) and in addition also data about economic activity for persons aged 15 to 89 (18 427 persons).

According to the data for four quarters of 2021, there were 254.8 thousand of active populations in Montenegro, out of which there were 212.6 thousand of employed persons or 83.4% and 42.2 thousand of unemployed or 16.6%. There were 244.5 thousand of persons outside the labour force (15 to 89 years old).

For the persons aged 15 to 89 in 2021, the activity rate is 51.0%, the employment rate is 42.6%, the unemployment rate is 16.6% and population outside the labour force rate is 49.0%.