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More than 60 per cent of new employees in Croatia in the first five months of the year came in the tourism sector, according to the Croatian Employment Bureau.
The Ministry of Tourism reported that between January and May of this year new jobs in the tourism sector accounted for 61.2 per cent of the total number of new jobs, a growth of 13.7 per cent on on the same period last year. From January to May in 2012 there were 9,724 people employed in the tourism sector.
There were 6,700 seasonal employees in the tourism industry between January and May, which is 66 per cent of the total number of seasonal employees and Croatia's Tourism Minister Veljko Ostojic says that the figures are yet further proof that even in these challenging times, tourism is not only driving the economy, but also is a generator of total employment in the country, reported Croatian radiotelevision.
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