Labour force survey enables realization of situation and monitoring of labour market changes through internationally established indicators, including employment and unemployment rates. Additionally, the survey provides socio - demographic characteristics of the employed, unemployed and out of labour force, and is the only source regarding the information on informal employment.
According to the LFS data, in the fourth quarter 2022, the number of the employed was 2 888 700, and the number of unemployed was 291 100. The employment rate for the mentioned period was 50.1%, and the unemployment rate was 9.2%. In comparison with the fourth quarter of 2021, unemployment rate was lower by 0.6 percentage points (p.p.), and the employment rate slightly increased, by 0.1 p.p.Read More