Persons in employment, September 2022

New record high employment

In September, there were more persons in employment at the monthly and at the annual level. In the third quarter of 2022, their number increased by 0.3% compared to the second quarter and by 2.2% compared to the third quarter of the previous year.

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More persons in employment

The number of persons in employment increased by 0.4% compared to August 2022 (to more than 925,200), which is a new record value since we started to monitor register data on persons in employment in Slovenia. The number of persons in paid employment increased by 0.4% (to more than 826,700), and of self-employed persons by 0.3% (to about 98,500). At the annual level, the number of persons in paid employment and self-employed persons increased the most in construction.

More persons in employment in almost all statistical regions …

An overview by the statistical regions of employment shows that the number of persons in employment increased in all statistical regions, except in Obalno-kraška, where it decreased by 0.1% (the most in administrative and support service activities). The largest increase was recorded in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region; i.e. more than 1,200 or by 0.4% (the most in education).

… and in more than half of the activities

The number of persons in employment increased in sixteen and decreased in three sections, while the number in mining and quarrying remained the same (there were about 2,300 persons in employment). The biggest increase, as usual for this month, was in education (by 2.1% to more than 77,500), and the biggest decrease in administrative and support service activities (by 0.1% to about 34,400). At the annual level, the number of persons in employment in education increased by 1.7%, while compared to the same period ten years ago, it increased by 18.8%.

At the annual level, the number of persons in employment increased the most in construction (by about 5,400) and in manufacturing (by about 4,600). It decreased in four activities, the most in agriculture, forestry and fishing (by about 800).

In the third quarter, more persons in employment than in the previous two quarters

The number of persons in employment in the third quarter was 0.3% higher than in the second quarter and 1.2% higher than in the first quarter, while compared to the same quarter of the previous year, it increased by 2.2% (on average there were more than 923,000 persons in employment). The number of men in employment increased by 2.3% over the same quarter of the previous year, and the number of women by 1.9%. The number of self-employed persons increased by 0.8% over the second quarter, and by 2.1% over the same quarter of the previous year.

Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.

Persons in employment, Slovenia
IX 2022 IX 2022 
VIII 2022
IX 2022
IX 2021
numbergrowth rates in %
Persons in employment925,2170.42.1
Persons in paid employment826,7210.42.1
   by legal persons777,9160.42.2
   by natural persons48,8050.1–0,4
Self employed persons98,4960.32.1
   private enterpreneurs72,0930.44.0
   own-account workers6,2530.1–2
   farmers20,1500.0–2,9
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