Romania Unemployment Rate At 5.5% in First Quarter

The unemployment rate in Romania stood at 5.5% in the first quarter of 2017, the same as in the fourth quarter of 2016, the country’s statistics board said. The jobless rate stood at 6.3% among men and at 4.4% women. By areas of residence, the jobless rate was 6.4% in rural areas and 4.7% in urban areas. Youth unemployment, meaning people aged 15 to 24, stood at 20.4%.(Mediafax)

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