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Slovakia's unemployment rate in May rose to 7.44 percent

The registered unemployment rate in Slovakia was 7.44 percent at the end of May, up 0.06 percent from late April. Compared with May 2007, it was down 0.89 percentage points, the National Labour, Social Affairs and Family Ministry announced on June 19. The number of job seekers able to take up jobs immediately was 193,967 at the end of May a rise of 1,449 people since April. Compared with May 2007, the figure fell by 22,765 people.

The registered unemployment rate in Slovakia was 7.44 percent at the end of May, up 0.06 percent from late April. Compared with May 2007, it was down 0.89 percentage points, the National Labour, Social Affairs and Family Ministry announced on June 19. The number of job seekers able to take up jobs immediately was 193,967 at the end of May a rise of 1,449 people since April. Compared with May 2007, the figure fell by 22,765 people.

Labour offices reported a total of 222,260 job seekers at the end of May, down by 1,006 from the previous month and 25,113 from the same period a year ago. The unemployment rate based on the number of all job seekers was 8.52 percent at the end of May. This is a 0.04 percent decrease since April and a 0.99 percent drop year-on-year. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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