Employment in Slovakia falls in all sectors in February

Employment in Slovakia dropped in all measured sectors year-on-year in February, with wholesale trade recording as much as a 20-percent fall in its number of employees, the Slovak Statistics Office said on April 14, as reported by TASR Other sectors saw the following year-on-year decreases in employment levels for the month of February: restaurant and catering activities - 13.3 percent; IT and telecoms activities - 13 percent; and manufacturing and accommodation - 12 percent. In the first two months, the country’s employment fell on an annual basis in wholesale by close to 20 percent and in manufacturing by 13.5 percent, TASR wrote.

Employment in Slovakia dropped in all measured sectors year-on-year in February, with wholesale trade recording as much as a 20-percent fall in its number of employees, the Slovak Statistics Office said on April 14, as reported by TASR

Other sectors saw the following year-on-year decreases in employment levels for the month of February: restaurant and catering activities - 13.3 percent; IT and telecoms activities - 13 percent; and manufacturing and accommodation - 12 percent. In the first two months, the country’s employment fell on an annual basis in wholesale by close to 20 percent and in manufacturing by 13.5 percent, TASR wrote.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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