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Economy Ministry: More jobs this week; still not enough

The number of available jobs has risen this week by 170 to a total of 7,072, the Economy Ministry said on July 23. However, the number of unemployed in Slovakia remains several times higher than the jobs available, wrote newswire TASR.

The number of available jobs has risen this week by 170 to a total of 7,072, the Economy Ministry said on July 23. However, the number of unemployed in Slovakia remains several times higher than the jobs available, wrote newswire TASR.

The Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre registers 348,628 job applicants, which means that there are 49 unemployed per one available job.

Most of the jobs on offer are in Bratislava region - 2,352, which is followed by Nitra region - 918, Trenčín region - 762, Trnava region - 712, Banská Bystrica region - 706, and Prešov region - 679. The fewest jobs are on offer in Žilina region - 530, and Košice region – 413, according to TASR.

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