In November 2020, after the substantial stability of October, the number of employed persons grew again; an increase was also recorded for inactive people, which had been decreasing since May; on the other hand the drop among unemployed people was getting more pronounced.
On a monthly basis, the increase of employment (+0.3%, +63 thousand) concerned both genders and all age classes, with the exception of people aged 25-34. Overall, the employment rate rose at 58.3%.
In the last month, the sharp decline of unemployed people (-7.0%, -168 thousand) is generalized for both genders and all ages. The unemployment rate decreased to 8.9% (-0.6 p.p.) and the youth rate to 29.5% (-0.4 p.p.).
In November the number of inactive people aged 15-64 increased (+0.5%, +73 thousand) among men and women. The inactivity rate rose to 35.8% (+0.2 p.p.).
In the period September-November 2020, with respect to the previous quarter, employment grew (+0.6%, +127 thousand) for both genders.
In the last three months, a decline was registered in the number of unemployed persons (-2.8%, -67 thousand) and inactive people aged 15-64 years (-0.8%, -117 thousand).
Compared to November 2019, employment showed a decrease in terms of figures (-1.7%, -390 thousand) and rate (-0.8 percentage points).
On a yearly basis, the drop of employed people was accompanied by a fall of unemployed persons (-10.3%, -256 thousand) while inactive people aged 15-64 rose (+3.6%, +479 thousand).