Persons in employment, Slovenia, October 2018
In October 2018, more than 7,800 persons in employment more than in the previous month
In October 2018, the number of persons in employment increased by 0.9% over to the previous month. Compared to October 2017, it increased by 3.2% (to around 885,700). Compared to the previous year the number of foreigners in employment increased by more than 14,100 (by 19.2%).
In October 2018 the number of persons in employment in Slovenia was around 885,700. Compared to the previous month it increased by 0.9% and compared to the previous year by 3.2 % (by more than 27,300).
Compared to the previous month, the number of men in employment increased by 0.8% (to around 486,600) and the number of women in employment by 1% (to around 399,000).
An overview by activities shows that compared to September 2018 the number of persons in employment in Slovenia in October 2018 increased in seventeen activities and decreased in three. Compared to October 2017, the number of persons in employment decreased in four and increased in sixteen activities, the most in manufacturing, by 4.1% or more than 8,000.
Almost 10% of persons in employment are foreigners
The number of foreigners in employment is almost 10% (around 87,700). Most of them come from Bosnia and Herzegovina (more than 42,600), followed by Serbia (almost 10,800), Croatia (almost 7,500), Kosovo (more than 7,100) and Macedonia (more than 6,000).
Compared to the previous month, the number of foreigners in employment increased by 2% (by about 1,700). Compared to October 2017, the number increased by 19.2% (by about 14,100). In the last two years the number of foreigners in employment increased the most from Bosnia and Herzegovina (by more than 13,100 or 44.5%), Serbia (by more than 3,700 or 52.5%) and Kosovo (by more than 2,200 or 45.8%).
An overview by activities shows that most foreigners in employment work in construction (almost 23,400), manufacturing (more than 20,300) and transport and storage (more than 14,800).
Persons in employment with foreign citizenship, Slovenia