Unemployment rate decreases slightly in June

The registered unemployment rate in Slovakia dropped to 7.42 percent in June, decreasing month-on-month by 0.02 percentage points, and the rate fell year-on-year by 0.91 percentage points, the Centre for Labour, Social Affairs and the Family (UPSVaR) announced on July 15.

The registered unemployment rate in Slovakia dropped to 7.42 percent in June, decreasing month-on-month by 0.02 percentage points, and the rate fell year-on-year by 0.91 percentage points, the Centre for Labour, Social Affairs and the Family (UPSVaR) announced on July 15.

The number of people registered as looking for work also decreased month-on-month by 512 people to 193,455. Compared to June 2007, there were 23,063 fewer job seekers. The total number of job seekers was 222,917 in June, meaning that the unemployment rate calculated with regards to this number reached 8.54 percent. In other words, it decreased month-on-month by 0.02 percentage points, and year-on-year by 0.93 percentage points.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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