In the third quarter of 2018, 68,800 people in Latvia were unemployed, which is 7 per cent of economically active population, according to the results of the Labor Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau.
Compared to third quarter of 2017, the number of unemployed persons has dropped by 1.5 percentage points, and reduced 0.7 percentage points from the previous quarter.
In the third quarter of 2018, the share of long-term unemployed persons, i.e., those who have been without work for 12 months or longer, in the total number of unemployed...
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