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Slovakia's unemployment rate breaks 10-percent threshold in March

The unemployment rate in Slovakia reached 10.33 percent in March, Peter Zeman from the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry told the TASR newswire on April 20. The figure represents a month-on-month increase of 0.61 percentage points and a year-on-year rise of 2.74 percentage points. The number of officially-registered job seekers reached 273,779 in March, rising by 16,215 from the previous month and by 75,768 from the same month last year, TASR wrote.

The unemployment rate in Slovakia reached 10.33 percent in March, Peter Zeman from the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry told the TASR newswire on April 20. The figure represents a month-on-month increase of 0.61 percentage points and a year-on-year rise of 2.74 percentage points.

The number of officially-registered job seekers reached 273,779 in March, rising by 16,215 from the previous month and by 75,768 from the same month last year, TASR wrote.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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