Persons in employment, Slovenia, August 2020

In August 2020, fewer persons in employment than in the previous month

Compared to July 2020, in August 2020 the number of persons in employment decreased by 0.1% to around 882,100. The number of persons in paid employment went down by 0.1% and of self-employed persons up by 0.1%. The number of persons in employment in construction grew the most in the age group 60–64.

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In August 2020 fewer persons in employment than in the previous month
 
In August 2020, the number of persons in employment decreased compared to July 2020 by 0.1% (to around 882,100) and compared to August 2019 by 1.2%. Compared to July 2020, in August 2020, the number of persons in paid employment decreased by 0.1% (to around 788,100), while the number of self-employed persons increased by 0.1% (to around 94,100). Compared to August 2019, the number of persons in paid employment decreased by 1.7%, more markedly among those who were in paid employment by natural persons (by 6.3%, to around 49,900), while the number of self-employed persons increased by 3.1%.

In August 2020, compared to July 2020, the number of women in employment increased (by 0.1%, to more than 397,800), while the number of men in employment decreased (by 0.2%, to around 484,300). Compared to August 2019, the number of men in employment decreased more than the number of women in employment (the former by 1.6%, the latter by 0.7%).

In August 2020, on a monthly basis, the number of persons in employment decreased in nine and increased in three statistical regions (by employment). The number of persons in employment decreased the most in the Podravska statistical region (by 0.4%, to around 121,700), the most in construction (by 3.9%), and increased the most in the Savinjska statistical region (by 0.2%, to around 104,000), the most in administrative and support service activities (by 5.9%).

At the level of Slovenia, in August 2020, compared to July 2020, the number of persons in employment decreased in twelve and increased in eight activities. The number of persons in employment decreased the most in construction (by 0.9%, to around 64,800), particularly in the age group 30–34; it increased the most in the age group 60–64 (by 0.8%, to more than 2,400). On the other hand, the number of persons in employment increased the most in human health and social work activities (by 0.4%, to more than 67,300), particularly in the age group 45–49; it decreased the most in the age group 50–54.

In the first eight months of 2020, on average 0.3% fewer persons in employment than in the same period last year
 
In the first eight months of 2020, compared to the same period last year, the number of persons in employment on average decreased by 0.3% (on average to slightly more than 888,500) and the number of persons in paid employment by 0.6% (on average to around 794,500), while the number of self-employed persons increased by 2.0% (on average to around 94,100). The number of men in employment decreased on average more than the number of women in employment.

 

Persons in employment, Slovenia
VIII 2020 VIII 2020 
VII 2020
VIII 2020
VIII 2019
numberindices
Persons in employment882,12599.998.8
Persons in paid employment788,06099.998.3
   Persons in paid employment - by legal persons738,14099.998.6
   Persons in paid employment - by natural persons49,92099.993.7
Self employed persons94,065100.1103.1
   Self employed persons - individual private enterpreneurs66,390100.1100.3
   Self employed persons - own-account workers6,41699.998.3
   Self employed persons - farmers21,259100.0115.0
Source: SURS
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