Facts an figures about Slovak labour market

Economically active population (2nd quarter 2008): 2,657,600

Economically active population (2nd quarter 2008): 2,657,600

Unemployment rate in March 2009: 10.33 percent (highest rate of 16.91 percent in Banská Bystrica Region, lowest rate of 2.97 percent in Bratislava Region)

Average monthly wage for 2008: €723.03

Average monthly wage (first half of 2008): €695, (highest
average wage of €920 in Bratislava Region, lowest average
wage of €516 in Prešov Region)

Source: Career Guide, ÚPSVAR, the Statistics Office

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