San Marino - Labor

The labor force in 1999 totaled about 18,500. The service sector provided employment for 57% of the workforce, with industry accounting for 42% and agriculture 1%. The unemployment rate in 2001 stood at 2.6%.

Labor federations include the Democratic Federation of Sanmarinese Workers, affiliated with the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, and the General Federation of Labor. About 50% of the workforce is unionized. The minimum working age is 16 without any exceptions. In 2001, the minimum wage was $1,200 per month although most wages are higher than the minimum.

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