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Theme: Labour Market


Active Population in the Republic of North Macedonia Third quarter 2023


The news release shows the results of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) for the third quarter of 2023.
These data are not comparable with the data from the previous quarters of other years, because in 2023 the new Regulation (EU) No.
2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council regarding social statistics and the corresponding Commission Implementing
Regulation (EU) No. 2019/2240 for the labour force domain were implemented, while the previous Regulation (EC) No. 577/98 has been
The application of the new regulation caused changes in the survey, starting with changes in the design of the questionnaire, changes
in the order of questions, changes and removal of existing and addition of new questions, changes in the scope and definition of
employment and unemployment.
These changes caused an interruption in the time series of data. Revised series of core employment and unemployment indicators are
planned to be calculated for the period from the first quarter of 2009 to the fourth quarter of 2022 to allow comparability of data.
More detailed results of the Labor Force Survey can be found in the Makstat database at the link:

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