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Compared to late March, the number of occupied posts was up 13.4 thousand or 1.6% in late June 2012, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.

In the private sector, the number of occupied posts was up 15.8 thousand or 2.9%, whereas in the public sector, the indicator dropped 2.4 thousand or 0.8%.

In comparison with late June 2011, the number of occupied posts rose by 18.5 thousand or by 2.3% in late Q2 2012. In the private sector, the number of occupied posts grew by 19.9 thousand or by 3.7%, while in the public sector the indicator was down 1.4 thousand or 0.5%.

In late Q2 2012, there were 3 217 job vacancies in the country. Compared to late Q1, the number is down 136 thousand. Comparing with late Q2 2011, the indicator has climbed 96 vacancies.

As compared to Q1 2012, the share of job vacancies in the total number of jobs (job vacancy rate) has remained stable – 0.4%.

In public the sector, the job vacancy rate has reduced from 0.7% at the end of Q1 2012 to 0.6% at the end of Q2 2012. In the private sector, the rate did not change and comprised 0.3%.

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