Activity status is the
relationship of a person to economic activity, based on a reference period
defined in data sources on activity. In the broader sense we distinguish
economically active and inactive population.
Employed are persons aged 15
or more living in Slovenia,
irrespective of the location of
· Persons in paid employment performing temporary or
occasional contract work, self-employed persons and farmers included in
compulsory social security in Slovenia;
· Detached workers (persons employed in Slovenia but sent to
work or training abroad);
· Employed and self-employed persons (also cross-border
workers) insured at a foreign insurance institution but included in the health
care system in Slovenia;
· Contributing family workers in farmer households.
is a job-seeker who:
· Does not have a regular job or is not self-employed, is not
owner or co-owner of an operating enterprise, and is not owner or user of
property which could provide a living;
Is capable of and willing to work and is prepared to accept
a job suitable to the professional attainment or working skills acquired through
work and is registered as a job-seeker with the Employment Service of Slovenia.
persons aged 15 or more who are not employed or unemployed and are enrolled in:
· Compulsory basic education in elementary schools with
regular curriculum or with special curriculum;
· Elementary schools for adults;
· Upper secondary education programmes for youth and adults.
Students are persons who are not
employed, unemployed or pension recipients and are in the academic year 2010/2011
enrolled in tertiary education (vocational colleges or higher education
institutions including master and doctorate of science studies), irrespective of
the mode of study (full-time, part-time).
Pension recipients are
persons receiving old-age, disability or survivors' pension according to
regulations in the Republic of
Slovenia or from a foreign pension insurance
carrier, and are not classified as employed, unemployed or student.
Other inactive are
persons not classified into any other category of inactive population; included
· Recipients of social and other assistance and benefits;
· Family members of insured persons (e. g. homemakers);
· Recipients of national pensions;
Other inactive persons included in health insurance.
Working age population
are all persons aged 15 or more.
The labour force
is the sum of employed and unemployed persons.
Activity rate represents the labour force as a
percentage of the working age population.
represents employed persons as a percentage of the working age population.
Unemployment rate represents unemployed persons as a
percentage of the labour force.