Persons in employment, Slovenia, March 2020

In March 2020 fewer persons in employment than in the previous month

In March 2020, compared to the previous month, the number of persons in employment decreased by 0.3% to around 896,000. It dropped the most in accommodation and food service activities, i.e. by 5.0% to around 35,700.

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The number of persons in employment decreased by 0.3% over the previous month 

Compared to February 2020, in March 2020 the number of persons in employment decreased by around 2,300 or by 0.3% (to around 896,000). The number of persons in paid employment decreased by 0.3% (to around 801,900) and the number of self-employed persons by 0.2% (to around 94,100). A more detailed overview shows that in March 2020, compared to February 2020, the number of persons in paid employment by natural persons decreased more, i.e. by 2.3% (to around 50,300), than the number of persons in paid employment by legal persons, i.e. by 0.1% (to around 751,600). The number of women in paid employment by natural persons decreased more than the number of men in paid employment by natural persons (the former by 4.3% to more than 19,800, the latter by 0.9% to around 30,500).

An overview by activities shows that in March 2020, compared to February 2020, the number of persons in employment decreased in eleven and increased in nine activities. The largest decrease was recorded in accommodation and food service activities (by 5.0% to around 35,700), where the largest decrease was by the number of persons in paid employment, i.e. by 5.6% (to around 31,400). Within the accommodation and food service activities, a large decline in March 2020, compared to February 2020, was recorded by persons in employment in food and beverage service activities, i.e. by 7.0% (to around 21,100), while the number of self-employed persons decreased by 0.6% (to around 3,900). The number of persons in paid employment decreased the most in the occupational groups of waiters, cooks and kitchen helpers.
In March 2020, compared to February 2020, the number of persons in employment increased the most in construction (by 1.6% to around 65,200). 

As regards statistical regions of employment, the number of persons in employment in March 2020, compared to the previous month, decreased in ten and increased in two. It decreased the most in the Osrednjeslovenska and Podravska statistical regions (in the former by around 700 to around 316,300, in the latter by more than 400 to around 123,800) and increased the most in the Pomurska and Zasavska statistical regions (in the former by around 200 to around 38,000, in the latter by more than 100 to around 14,500). In both statistical regions the number of persons in employment increased the most in construction.

Persons in employment, Slovenia
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numberindices 
Persons in employment895,99499.7100.7 
Persons in paid employment801,91799.7100.6 
   Persons in paid employment - by legal persons751,57399.9100.9 
   Persons in paid employment - by natural persons50,34497.796.6 
Self employed persons94,07799.8101.5 
   Self employed persons - individual private enterpreneurs66,42999.8101.1 
   Self employed persons - own-account workers6,45999.897.1 
   Self employed persons - farmers21,189100.0104.3 
Source: SURS
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