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Unemployment rate holds at 8.33 percent

The registered jobless rate was 8.33 percent at the end of June, the same as at the end of May. Compared with June 2006, the jobless rate had gone down by 2.03 percentage points, the National Labour, Social Affairs and Family Office announced on July 16.

The number of job seekers able to take up a job immediately was 216,518 at the end of June. Compared to June 2006, this is a decrease of 48,661 people.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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