Latest Figures Show Fall In Unemployment In Estonia

Concerning more hopeful signs for economic recovery in Estonia, employment in Estonia grew in the third quarter of 2010, according to Tõnu Toompark’s blog adaur.ee.

Citing figures from the Statistics Estonia website, 578,200 people were employed in the Estonian economy in the third quarter, up from 553,600 in the first quarter of 2010.

Over the same period, the number of registered unemployed in Estonia has fallen from 137,000 to 106,000, which translates as a drop in the rate of unemployment from 19.8 per cent to 15.5 per cent of the population.

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