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Labor Force Survey Report


Overall employment situation: The results of the July 2015 LFS1 round indicated that decent work gains have been achieved particularly in terms of generating quality employment. While employment contracted by 0.3%, year-on-year, the proportion of self-employed and unpaid family workers in total employment went down from 38.4% to 34.3%, which is the lowest vulnerable employment rate ever recorded. The decline in the number of persons in vulnerable employment was also complemented by an increase in the number of wage and salary workers particularly in private establishments, recording a year-on-year growth rate of 8.5%. Further, unemployment rate slightly eased to 6.5% from 6.7%

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Title: July 2015 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results
Researcher: ERD