RTTNews - Monday, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia announced that the jobless rate stood at 8.4% in March, up from 8.2% in February.

There were 79,682 registered unemployed persons in March, compared with 77,182 persons in the previous month. The jobless rate for men increased to 7.6% from 7.3% in February, while it rose to 9.5% for women from 9.3%.

The number of persons in employment declined 2,700 persons to 866,019 in March. The labor force totaled 945,701.

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