Labour force, Slovenia, August 2017

In August 2017 the number of persons in employment (more than 847,900) 0.1% higher than in July 2017

In August 2017 the number of persons in employment (more than 847,900) was 0.1% higher than in July 2017. The number of persons in paid employment and self-employed persons increased by 0.1% and 0.3%, respectively. In August 2017 the number of persons in employment was the highest in manufacturing.

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More persons in employment than in the previous month

In August 2017 the number of persons in employment increased by 0.1% compared to July 2017 and by 3.6% compared to August 2016 (to more than 847,900). In August 2017 the number of persons in paid employment and self-employed persons increased (the former by 0.1% to more than 757.500 and the latter by 0.3% to around 90,400).

The number of men in employment increased more than the number of women in employment. The number of men in employment increased by 0.2% (to around 466,400), while the number of women in employment increased just slightly (to more than 381,500).

An overview by activities shows that compared to July 2017 in August 2017 the number of persons in employment increased in thirteen and decreased in six activities, while in one activity it has not changed. The largest increase was recorded in manufacturing, i.e. by more than 300 or by 0.2% (to around 194,800). This activity also employed the highest number of persons in employment (67.9% of them were men, 32.1% of them were women). The biggest decrease was recorded in accommodation and food service activities, i.e. by 0.4% (to around 35,500).

Compared to July 2017, the number of men in employment increased the most in professional, scientific and technical activities, i.e. by 0.7% (to around 28,100), while the number of women in employment increased the most in manufacturing, i.e. by 0.3%.

Chart 1: Persons in employment and persons in paid employment by activities (NACE Rev. 2), Slovenia, August 2017
Chart 1: Persons in employment and persons in paid employment by activities (NACE Rev. 2), Slovenia, August 2017
Source: SURS
Table 1: Persons in employment, Slovenia
VIII 2017 VIII 2017 
VII 2017
VIII 2017
VIII 2016
numberindices
Persons in employment847,903100.1103.6
Persons in paid employment757,524100.1103.3
   Persons in paid employment - by legal persons705,925100.1103.5
   Persons in paid employment - by natural persons51,59999.9101.4
Self employed persons90,379100.3105.5
   Self employed persons - individual private enterpreneurs63,707100.1102.3
   Self employed persons - own-account workers6,526100.6100.9
   Self employed persons - farmers20,146100.7118.9
Source: SURS
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