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Slovakia had second highest unemployment rate in the EU in November

A survey by Eurostat, the EU's Statistical Office, suggests that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the 27-member EU was 7.2 percent in November; in Slovakia it was 9.1 percent.

A survey by Eurostat, the EU's Statistical Office, suggests that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the 27-member EU was 7.2 percent in November; in Slovakia it was 9.1 percent.

Both figures were up by 0.1 percentage point month-on-month since October. Unemployment in the 27-member EU was 6.9 percent a year ago, when Slovakia's joblessness rate was 10.5 percent. Spain posted the highest unemployment in the EU in November. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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