SLOVAKIA's jobless rate decreased by 0.48 percent in March when compared to that of the previous year, reaching its lowest March level in six years.
The unemployment rate reached 16 percent according to state employment authorities, the state-run news agency TASR wrote.
In March, Slovakia had 418,823 disposable unemployed - that is, people who are immediately prepared to take up a job.
26. Apr 2004 at 0:00 | From press reports