Unemployment in Bosnia Reaches Alarming Levels in Q1 2014
Unemployment rates in Bosnia and Herzegovina have reached 44.5% by end-March, with 555,452 people registered in the local employment centers.
Meanwhile, a total of 5,440 people became unemployed, while businesses opened just 2,999 job positions in Q1 of 2014, Bulgarian BGNES news agency reports.
The highest demand is for skilled employees – 34.59%, followed by unskilled workers – 27.88% and people with secondary education -26.26%.
Some 8,383 people were able to find job in March, however the number of unemployed relying on welfare has increased on an annual basis.
Unemployment rates are expected to drop in the summer due to the seasonal jobs mainly in hospitality.
In February, thousands of people gathered across the country in protest against economic stagnation, unemployment and a perceived massive corruption among political elites.
- » IOM: 120 018 Migrants and Refugees Arrived in Europe Since the Beginning of 2017
- » Polish President Signs Bill Giving Justice Minister Power to Hire Court Heads
- » Experimental Vaccine Against HIV has Promising Results
- » French Police Arrested 150 Migrants at Cannes Station
- » The World’s First Crewless Ship will Launch Next Year
- » US Company will Implant Chips in its Employees