Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina lead the number of unemployed in the Western Balkans, while Serbia has the lowest unemployment rate, the World Bank announced.
At the same time, the unemployment rate in the five countries of the Western Balkans fell by 13.5 % in the last 15 years, ending in mid-2022, reports Radio Free Europe.
In Kosovo, which has 1,739,825 inhabitants, the unemployment rate is 31.3 % followed by BiH, which has 3,531,159 inhabitants with an unemployment rate of 30.7 percent.
In Montenegro, which has 619,211 inhabitants, the unemployment rate is 20.1%, and in North Macedonia, with 1,836,713 inhabitants, the unemployment rate is 14.3 %.
In Albania, which has 2,829,741 inhabitants, the unemployment rate is 11.1 percent, while Serbia, with 6,834,326 inhabitants, has the lowest unemployment rate of 8.9 %, according to the World Bank announcement.