Registered unemployment down 1.54% in March

Registered unemployment fell 1.54% in March to 1,092,509 from 1,109,641 in February 2022, and dropped 3.42% compared with March 2021 (1,131,228), Manpower Employment Organisation OAED said on Wednesday.

Specifically, the number of registered unemployed people seeking job totaled 1,084,688 in March, of which 51.76% were long-term unemployed. Men announted for 36% and women for 64% of registered unemployed. The number of registered unemployed people not seeking job was 7,821 in March, of which 37.27% were men and 62.73% women. The number of unemployed people receiving unemployment benefit totaled  162,857 in March.