Jobless rate at a five-year low

Registered unemployment in Slovakia dipped under 14 percent for the first time in almost six years this September, news wire TASR reported.

Compared to August, the rate fell by 0.44 percentage points to 13.87 percent, down by 2.74 points year-on-year.

The number of registered unemployed people was 407,600, down 7,900 on the month, and 73,000 on the year.

However, the number of people out of work for more than 12 months did not fall for the first time in seven months.

Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports
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