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Employment in Slovakia up two percent

NEARLY 2.2 million people were employed in Slovakia in the second quarter of this year.

According to a flash estimate of the Slovak Statistics Office, employment grew two percent from the same period last year, SITA reported.

Total employment after a seasonal adjustment was 2,163,000 people, up 1.8 percent year-on-year. The Statistics Office will publish updated employment data on September 4.

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