The number of jobless totaled 738,187 persons, of which 305,670 were women.

In the following counties the unemployment rate stood below the national level: Bucharest (2.54%), Ilfov (2.83%), Timis (4.56%), Satu-Mare (6.36%), Bihor (6.43%), Maramures (6.48%), Cluj (6.50%), Arad (6.61%), Constanta (7.15%), Botosani (7.52%), Sibiu (7.70%), Vrancea (7.96%).

The highest unemployment rate was observed in: : Iasi (8.10%), Valcea (8.14%), Bacau (8.24%), Mures and Tulcea (8.26% each), Suceava (8.30%), Giurgiu (8.53%), Braila (8.60%), Bistrita (8.61%), Brasov (8.76%), Olt (9.06%), Dambovita (9.14%), Arges (9.37%), Prahova (9.57%), Calarasi (9.70%), Neamt (9.77%), Salaj (10.07%), Buzau (10.18%), Caras Severin (11.46%), Harghita (10.81%), Hunedoara (10.98%), Gorj (11.25%), Galati (11.43%), Covasna (11.88%), Alba (12.00%), Ialomita (12.20%), Dolj (12.46%), Teleorman (12.93%), Mehedinti (13.47%) and Vaslui (14.09%).

Of all the jobless persons, 441,869 receive unemployment benefits, and 296,507 don’t. The unemployment rate among women was 7.22% in April.