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Jobless rate down to 9.45 percent in January

THE REGISTERED jobless rate in Slovakia reached 9.45 percent at the end of January, up 0.05 percentage points compared with the previous month, but down 2.37 percentage points from a year ago, according to National Labour Bureau data.

The number of job seekers able to take up a job immediately was 245,635 at the end of January, which was 56,670 fewer than in January 2006.

Local labour offices reported a total of 278,956 job seekers at the end of January, down by 63,436 year-on-year. The unemployment rate calculated from the total number of job seekers was 10.73 percent, down 2.65 percentage points in annual terms.

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