Unemployment rates dropped steadily in July to 7.43% from 7.44% in June, Romania's National Agency for Labour data reveals. In the similar period last year, unemployment rates were 6.3%. The total number of unemployed registered was 679,495 people at the end of July a 1.287 decrease than the previous month.

Of the total of unemployed registered at the national level, 353,069 receive aid while 326,426 do not.