A total of 21,265 foreigners were working in Slovakia in January, according to the most recent statistics drawn up by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre (ÚPSVaR). The data show that one in 110 employees working in Slovakia is a foreigner, the TASR newswire reported. Only 4,500 are women.
The highest number of foreign employees registered in Slovakia come from Romania (4,134), followed by Czechs (2,884), Poles (2,125), Hungarians (2,078) and Ukrainians (971). When it comes to employees from Asia, Koreans make up the largest group, with 946 individuals. There are also a few people from more far-flung countries, like Equatorial Guinea, Pakistan, Laos, Somalia and Trinidad and Tobago, working in Slovakia.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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