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Employment grew most in construction this September

The construction sector again reported the biggest year-to-year increase in employment of 10.1 percent in September 2008, the Statistics Office announced.

The construction sector again reported the biggest year-to-year increase in employment of 10.1 percent in September 2008, the Statistics Office announced.

In September, the trend of a year-on-year increase in employment also continued in real estate, renting, and business activities and the other services (7.7 percent), in transport (4.5 percent), in retail sale (2.6 percent), in wholesale business (2.2 percent) and in industry (1.5 percent).

Employment was lower than a year ago in hotels and restaurants by 5.2 percent, in telecommunications by 1.3 percent and in sale and maintenance of motor vehicles by 0.4 percent. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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