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Unemployment rate drops to 15.4 percent

THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in Slovakia decreased in April by 0.6 percent from March to reach 15.4 percent, the state-run news agency TASR reported. According to the latest statistics, a total of 403,325 were registered unemployed, which is a decrease of 15,498, or 3.7 percent, from March's figure.

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