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Summary

Employment is expected to rise in market services and manufacturing sector, mainly in technology intensive industries.

Key facts:

  • Slovenia’s employment rate was 67.2% in 2013 – lower than both the national 2020 target of 72% and the EU–28 2020 target of 75%. The employment rate dropped significantly during the economic recession, but has increased since 2014.
  • Employment is expected to rise in market services and manufacturing sector, mainly in technology intensive industries. High growth potential has been identified in seven technology intensive sectors: new materials, wood processing, ICT, pharmacy and biotechnologies, energy and electronics.
  • A considerable mismatch between skills and labour market needs still persists in Slovenia.

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