Labour force, Slovenia, February 2017

In February 2017, 0.4% more persons in employment than in the previous month

In February 2017 the number of persons in employment increased by 0.4% (to around 826,200) over the previous month. It increased the most in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, i.e. by 0.4%.

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Number of persons in employment in February 2017 higher than in January 2017

Compared to January 2017, in February 2017 the number of persons in employment increased by more than 3,500 or by 0.4% (to around 826,200). Compared to February 2016, the number of persons in employment also increased, i.e. by 3.0%.

In February 2017, compared to the previous month, the number of men in employment increased more than the number of women in employment, i.e. men by 0.5%, women by 0.4% (to around 450,300 and around 375,900, respectively).

Compared to January 2017, in February 2017 the number of persons in employment increased in all statistical regions of employment, the most in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, i.e. by 0.4% (to around 285,200). The number of persons in employment by municipalities of employment increased in 152, decreased in 48 and did not change in 12 municipalities.
 
An overview by activities shows that the number of persons in employment increased in seventeen and decreased in three activities. The biggest increase was recorded in manufacturing, i.e. by around 1,000 (to around 189,600).

Chart 1: Persons in employment and persons in paid employment by activities (NACE Rev. 2), Slovenia, February 2017
Chart 1: Persons in employment and persons in paid employment by activities (NACE Rev. 2), Slovenia, February 2017
Source: SURS
Table 1: Persons in employment, Slovenia
II 2017 II 2017 
I 2017
II 2017
II 2016
numberindices
Persons in employment826,206100.4103.0
Persons in paid employment739,233100.5103.4
   Persons in paid employment - by legal persons690,295100.5103.5
   Persons in paid employment - by natural persons48,938100.5101.2
Self employed persons86,973100.1100.1
   Self employed persons - individual private enterpreneurs63,054100.2102.5
   Self employed persons - own-account workers6,560100.1101.5
   Self employed persons - farmers17,35999.991.9
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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