According to the data of the State Statistical Office, which no one in the government denies, there is a dramatic decline in the number of employees, a decline in the number of active population and a decline in the number of able-bodied people in the period from the last quarter to 2021 and the first quarter. from 2022. In just a few months, Macedonia lost 214,514 able-bodied people, i.e. from 1,681,863 able-bodied people in Macedonia in the IV quarter in 2021, now in the first quarter of 2022 there are 1,467,349 people, the VMRO-DPMNE opposition party said in a press release on Tuesday.
The party point outs that according to statistics – from the active population, in the last quarter last year there were 937,482 people who are registered as active, i.e. 795,276 employees, and as of March this year, 811,197 active, of which 691,498 employees. Or 103,778 fewer employees!
“In a few months from the end of 2021 to the beginning of 2022, there is a mass emigration, 214 thousand less able-bodied in Macedonia, i.e. 130 thousand less active population, i.e. 103 thousand fewer employees. The economy is collapsing. Hundreds of thousands of citizens are leaving the country due to poverty. SDSM and DUI are destroying Macedonia. It is too much! Join a protest for change on June 18, at 8 pm in front of the Government,” reads VMRO-DPMNE’s press release.