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Employment in Slovakia falls by 1.3 percent in 2nd quarter

In the second quarter of 2009, the number of employed people in Slovakia was nearly 2.198 million, the SITA newswire wrote. According a flash estimate of employment that the Statistics Office of the Slovak Republic published on August 13, overall employment fell by 1.3 percent compared with the same period last year. Following seasonable data adjustment, the number of employed people was almost 2.219 million, with a year-on-year decline of 0.9 percent.

In the second quarter of 2009, the number of employed people in Slovakia was nearly 2.198 million, the SITA newswire wrote. According a flash estimate of employment that the Statistics Office of the Slovak Republic published on August 13, overall employment fell by 1.3 percent compared with the same period last year. Following seasonable data adjustment, the number of employed people was almost 2.219 million, with a year-on-year decline of 0.9 percent.

In the first quarter of 2009, the number of people employed in Slovakia dropped 0.1 percent. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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