The Unemployment Rate in Slovenia Decreased in September

The Employment Service of Slovenia registered 95,125 unemployed persons. Teachers are most likely to get a job.

At the end of September 2016, 95,125 unemployed persons were recorded in the register of the Employment Service, which is 2,770 people (2.8%) less than in August and, as compared to September 2015, the unemployment rate in Slovenia decreased by 9.2%.

For the last 9 months of this year, an average indicator of registered unemployed persons in the Employment Service has made 104,900 people, which is by 7.9% less than the same period last year.

In September, the register included 6,747 new candidates, which is 24% more than in August, and 6% less than in September last year. Among the new registered people, 3,360 unemployed persons have terminated temporary contracts, 1,387 persons are looking for their first job, and 951 persons belong to the category of laid-off staff or were fired due to the bankruptcy of companies.

Among 9,517 unemployed persons who were excluded from the register of the Employment Service in September, 6,765 people found a job, which is 55.9% more than in August, and 3.3% less than in September 2015.

The Labour Market Review in September shows that waiters, drivers and teachers of higher educational institutions have the best chance for an employment.