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Macedonia jobless rate drops in Q3

Macedonia jobless rate drops in Q3 Bradley Howard/CC BY 2.0

SKOPJE (Macedonia), December 7 (SeeNews) – Macedonia's unemployment rate edged down to 20.8% in the third quarter of 2018 from 21.1% in the previous quarter, the national statistical office said on Friday.

The country's labour force totalled 958,770 people in the July-September period, of which 199,325 were unemployed, the statistical office said in a statement.

Men accounted for 61.7% of all unemployed in Macedonia in the third quarter.

Macedonia has a population of some two million.