Bosnia's registered jobless numbers up in November
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The number of registered unemployed people in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose by 3% year-on-year in November, reaching 413,254, the country's Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said on Wednesday.
On a monthly comparison basis, the number of registered unemployed people fell by 0.3% in November. The lowest number of registered unemployed was in the group of semi-skilled people, 6,900 people. In a separate statement, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said that average consumer prices in Bosnia's Federation fell by 0.9% last year, after growing by 0.6% in 2019.
Only in December, the Federation's consumer price index (CPI) dropped by an annual 1.4%, after decreasing by 1.5% in November. On a monthly comparison basis, the Federation's CPI edged down 0.3% in December, after adding 0.1% in November. The Federation is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.
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