Unemployment rate decreases by 1.0 point

2016-11-18 18:02:44

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Labour Force Survey covering the third quarter of 2016, showed the number of economically active population aged 15 and over reached 1,263.2 thousand at the national level, of which 681.4 (53.9%) thousand were men and 581.8 (46.1%) thousand were women.

The above mentioned survey also showed the number of unemployed amounted to 118.8 thousand, of which 72.7(61.2%) thousand were men and 46.1 (38.8%) thousand were women. The unemployment rate stood at 9.4 percent at the national level. It was lower by 1.0 percentage point than that of the preceding quarter.