TIRANA, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Unemployment in Albania fell to 13.9 percent in the second quarter of 2017, marking the lowest level since the third quarter of 2014, the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) reported Tuesday.
Unemployment for men stood at 14.9 percent, while that for women at 12.5 percent, INSTAT data showed.
Speaking in annual terms, employment has seen increasing trend, as it went up by 3.4 percent over the same quarter of 2016.
In quarterly terms, employment grew 1.8 percent in the second quarter over the first quarter, INSTAT said.
The annual employment growth rate by main economic sectors was 9 percent in the services sector and 2.5 percent in industry, while the agriculture sector marked a decrease in employment by 1.7 percent, statistics showed.