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Bosnia's Federation jobless rate edges up

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The registered unemployment rate in Bosnia's Federation edged up to 37.4% in July, from 37.1% in June, the entity's Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said on Thursday.

Among women, unemployment increased to 45.4% in July from 45.0% in June. The number of unemployed people in the Federation rose 0.7% month-on-month in July, to 313,574, whereas the number of employed people dropped 0.3% to 525,292.

The registered unemployment rate is calculated as the ratio of the number of unemployed to total active population. In a separate report, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said that the average net monthly salary in Bosnia's Federation amounted to BAM 995 (EUR 509) in July, a real 0.7% higher than a year earlier. On a monthly comparison basis, the average net monthly salary in the Federation edged down 0.2% in real terms in July.

In July, the average gross salary amounted to BAM 1,541, down by a real 0.1% month-on-month and 1.1% higher year-on-year. The Federation is one of two autonomous entities that make up Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic. 

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