Unemployment rate decreases

2016-08-18 17:38:44

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Number of the unemployed reached 30.5 thousand at the end of July 2016 which decreased by 0.5 thousand people or 1.7% against the previous year and by 2.2 thousand people or 6.7% against the previous month.

According to a labor force survey in the second quarter of this year, the economically active population reached 1,263.7 thousand aged 15 over at the national level. 671.7 thousand or 53.2% of them are male, while 592.0 thousand or 46.8% are female.

Above mentioned survey shows that 131.9 thousand people were unemployed. 82.4 thousand or 62.5% of them are male and 49.5 thousand 37.5% are female.

Currently, the unemployment rate is 10.4 percent at the national level.