There are less than 8,900 job vacancies in Slovakia at the moment, according to recent statistics published by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre (ÚPSVaR) on June 4, as reported by the TASR newswire.
At the end of April, there were 8,876 offered job positions across Slovakia with the highest number in Trnava Region (1,798). Bratislava Region followed with 1,545 jobs on offer, Prešov Region with 1,198, Žilina Region with 1,169, Nitra Region with 1,095 and Trenčín Region with 938. The worst situation in terms of job opportunities was reported in Košice Region (449 vacancies) and Banská Bystrica Region (684 vacancies).
There are currently about 380,000 Slovaks looking for a job, TASR wrote, calculating that there are on average 43 job applicants for every available job in Slovakia at this time.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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7. Jun 2011 at 14:00