Inequalities between women and men in the job market that have been exacerbated due to the COVID-19 pandemic will persist and there will be 13 million fewer women employed in 2021 than in 2019, while men's employment will have succeeded in recovering, an International Labor Organization (ILO) report projected on July 19.
The level of registered unemployment in the country continued to decline and in June reached 5.2 per cent, according to data from the administrative statistics of the National Employment Agency, it reported on Thursday.
Thus, in June the lowest value of registered unemployment ever reported by the institution was repeated.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Monday that unemployment in Romania has fallen every month in 2021, adding that Romania's economy has, due to the good activity of the government he leads, "the fastest recovery from an economic crisis in the last one hundred years." "Unemployment has been falling every month since 2021.
Ljubljana – Finance says on Monday that true picture of the economy will soon show as subsidised furlough and monthly universal basic income expire at the end of June being probably one of the two key state measures to fight the consequences of the Covid-19 epidemic. There are some concerns, which is understandable, it adds.
The employment rate for Romania's working age population (15 - 64 years) in Q1 2021 was 60.8 percent, down from 65.8 percent in the previous quarter, while the unemployment rate advanced to 6.1 percent from 5.2 percent, shows data released on Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).