Wrong interpretations of statistical data in field of employment

September 2018

Author: Amela Korda

This article covers the subject of how the state manipulates statistics regarding employment to make them more appealing and misleading for the public. The number of unemployment is dropping, but what has not been taken into consideration is the fact that the primary cause for this is the high number of people leaving the country in search for better job opportunities in EU countries. So the lower number of unemployed people does not necessarily mean the higher rate of employment.

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