Estonia jobless rate declines in Q2

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Estonia's jobless rate fell in the second quarter, data from Statistics Estonia(SE) showed on Monday.

The unemployment rate fell to 6.9% in the second quarter from 7.1% in the first quarter.

The number of unemployed were 47,300 persons in the second quarter, which was 1,700 less than the same period last year and fell by 1,500 persons form the first quarter.

The employment rate fell marginally to 65.8% in the second quarter from 65.9% in the previous quarter. According to the Tallinn-based statistics office, the labor force participation rate was 70.8% in the Q2. 

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