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Unemployment Rate & Employees

In 2015 the unemployment rate stood at 24.9% against 26.5% in 2014. In particular, in 2015 the labour force decreased by -0.1% (3.0 thousand people). However employees increased by 74,4 thousand people (2.1%, 2014: 0.7%) and unemployed deceased by 77.5 thousand people (-6.1%, 2014: -4.2%). In Q4-2015, based on non-seasonally adjusted data, the unemployment rate was 24.4% versus 26.1% in Q4 -2014 (Q3-2015: 24.0%).