Croatia Jobless Rate Hits Record Low in May

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Croatia's registered unemployment rate fell to 5.6% in May from 6.1% in April, the Zagreb-based Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) said on Tuesday.

This was the lowest jobless rate since comparable records began in 1996, as the number of unemployed persons dropped by 7.2% from a month earlier to 97,758 people.

Meanwhile, the number of employed persons rose by 1.7% to 1.63 million and the size of labor force soared 1.1% to 1.73 million.

In May 2022, the jobless rate was higher at 6.5%.

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