Estonia jobless rate falls in Q4

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Estonia's jobless rate declined in the fourth quarter, data from Tallinn-based Statistics Estonia (SE) showed on Tuesday.

The unemployment rate fell to 5.2% in the fourth quarter from 5.7% in the third quarter.

The number of unemployed decreased 36,300 persons in the Q4 from 39,900 in the previous quarter.

Meanwhile, the employment rate rose slightly to 67.6% from 67.4% in the previous quarter.

In 2021 as a whole, the unemployment rate declined to 6.2% from 6.8% in 2020, data showed.

The number of unemployed persons were 43,100 in 2021, which was 4,800 less than in 2020.

The labor force participation rate was 71.1% in 2021

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