Slovenia

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LABOUR MARKET

 

 

Labour market indicators

Unemployment rate in 2001: 5.9% (ILO data)


Working population:

Year

Total Population

Working population

Activity rate

2004  

1 995 000  
1 016 492  
51%  
Source : Worldbank


Employment by sector:

Year

Agriculture

Industry

Services

2004  

10.4%  
36.4%  
53.1%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data

 

Employment contracts
Employment contracts are regulated by law, collective agreements and individual negotiations.
The terms of employment contracts, the conditions for hiring and the limits fot dismissal are extremely rigid.


Salaries

National monthly minimum wage as of 01/01/03: 451 euros

Average wage for a employee in the manufacturing industry in 2004: 226029 tolars by  month (ILO data)


Social security contributions

Employer: 16.10%.

Employee: 22.1 %.

 

Number of hours

Legal definition of full time work (per week): 40 hours

Retirement age: 55 for women and 60 for men.

 

Unions

Average rate of union membership:N/A.

Unions: N/A.


Useful links

For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws

- Ministry of Labor, Family, and Social Affairs


Last modified in January 2006
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