Bosnia’s registered jobless rate up in September

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The number of registered unemployed people in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) rose by 3.6% year-on-year in September, reaching 418,000, according to figures by the country’s Agency for Statistics (BHAS).

On a monthly comparison basis, the number of registered unemployed people declined by 2.25% in September.

The lowest number of registered unemployed were semi-skilled people (6,907) people. At the end of 2019, Bosnia had 401,846 registered unemployed.

In a separate statement, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said that the net monthly salary in BiH increased by 3.1% year-on-year in nominal terms in October, reaching BAM 961 (EUR 491). On a monthly comparison basis, the average net monthly salary remained unchanged in nominal terms and fell by 0.7% in real terms. In October, the average gross monthly salary in the country increased by a nominal 3.1% year-on-year, reaching BAM 1,485 (EUR 759). 

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