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Unemployment up again over 19%

Unemployment in November climbed from the month before by over half a percentage point to just over 19%, 1.3 percentage points higher than one year ago.

The Slovak jobless rate is among the highest in Europe. Some regions of Slovakia have unemployment as high as 26%.

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