Estonia's employment one of the fastest growing in EU

16.09.2013, 14:34

In the second quarter, the number of employed persons in Estonia was up 3% in Estonia year on year, reported Eurostat.

The fastest employment growth was recorded in Malta at 3.6%.

Latvian employment was up 1.5% in a year and Lithuania posted 1% growth.

Employment declined fastest in Cypruse (6.1%), Greece  (4.3%) and Portugal (4%).

Compared with the same quarter of the previous year, employment fell 1% in the euro area and 0.4% in the EU in the second quarter of 2013.