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75pc of Romanians believe the country is going in the wrong direction, 46pc say 2018 will be worse, survey reveals


75% of Romanians believe things are going in the wrong direction in Romania, according to an IRES survey released on Friday. The survey shows that 17% of respondents are satisfied with the direction Romania is heading, 7% think things are ...

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Unemployment rate – 4.7pc. Highest level among young people aged 15-24


The unemployment rate has reached, in Q3 this year, the highest level (16.9%) among the young people aged 15-24, whereas the active population has reached 9.291 million, the National Statistics Institute informed on Friday. Out of the overall active population, ...

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Romania ranks first in the EU as share of population working in agriculture


More than a quarter (25.8%) of the Romanian population was employed in agriculture in 2015, which places Romania in the first place in the European Union, where the average of the employed population in agriculture was 4.4%, according to data ...

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Romania, among the countries with the lowest gender pay gap in 2015

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In the EU in 2015, women earned 16.3 percent less than men when comparing their average gross hourly earnings, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, shows. On average, women earned less than men in all Member States, however ...

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President Iohannis at francophone women’s conference: Romania has made progress on equal opportunities, but recovery of the gap needs to be accelerated

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President Klaus Iohannis has said on Wednesday that although significant progress has been made in Romania in terms of gender equality, the pace in recovering the gap needs to be accelerated. “I firmly believe that equality between women and men ...

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Romania, first in Europe on maternal mortality

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In one single year, the number of mothers who die while giving birth has doubled in Romania, says a World Vision study quoted by Digi 24. 19 such deaths have been reported out of 100,000 births, thus placing Romania first ...

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Irina Begu wins women’s doubles title at Tianjin Open

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Romanian tennis player Irina Begu won the finals of Tianjin Open in the doubles event, next to Italian Sara Errani after defeating Dalila Jakupovici/Nina Stojanovici 6-4, 6-3. The winners received a prize of USD 17,724 and 280 WTA points. This ...

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Unemployment rate down to 5.1pc in August

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The unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage points in August against the previous month, to 5.1%, the National Statistics Institute (INS) informs. “The number of unemployed (aged 15-74) estimated in August 2017 was of 465,000, down against the previous month ...

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5.2pc unemployment rate in July

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The unemployment rate in July 2017 increased by 0.2 percentage points against the level recorded in June (5%), the National Statistics Institute (INS) informs in a press release issued on Thursday. The unemployment rate for men was by 2.3 percentage ...

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