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Slovakia’s youth facing joblessness

THE NUMBER of young people without jobs in Slovakia remains high. At the end of March, people aged between 20 and 29 made up the biggest group of jobseekers – 111,100, i.e. almost 30 percent of all jobseekers, who numbered more than 390,000 people, the SITA newswire reported, citing data from the Labour, Social Affairs and Family Office (ÚPSVAR). The second most numerous group of jobseekers were people aged 30 to 39 (92,200), followed by the 40 to 49-year-old group (84,600).

THE NUMBER of young people without jobs in Slovakia remains high. At the end of March, people aged between 20 and 29 made up the biggest group of jobseekers – 111,100, i.e. almost 30 percent of all jobseekers, who numbered more than 390,000 people, the SITA newswire reported, citing data from the Labour, Social Affairs and Family Office (ÚPSVAR). The second most numerous group of jobseekers were people aged 30 to 39 (92,200), followed by the 40 to 49-year-old group (84,600).

Prešov and Košice Regions topped the chart for the highest numbers of unemployed young people, with 24,400 and almost 21,000 in the 20 to 29-year-old category, respectively. On the other hand, Bratislava and Trnava Regions reported the lowest youth unemployment, with almost 5,100 and almost 8,400 young people searching for jobs, respectively.


Topic: Career and HR


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