Croatia unemployment rate falls in April
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Croatia's jobless rate fell to 8.9% in April, from 9.4% in the same month last year, data from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) showed on Thursday.
The number of unemployed persons declined by 6.6% to 148,744 and employment went down by 1.2% to 1.53 million.
In March 2021, the unemployment rate was 9.3%. In April, the total number of persons in employment in Croatia was 1,526,925, out of which 714,987 were women, the statistics bureau said. In a separate statement, the Zagreb-based agency said that in March, the average monthly paid off net earnings per person in Croatia amounted to HRK 7,138 (EUR 950.4), which represented a nominal increase of 1.4% and a real one of 0.3%, compared to the previous month.
In March, the average monthly gross earnings amounted to HRK 9,601 (EUR 1,278), were nominally higher by 4.6% and real by 3.4%, compared to the same month last year.
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