ŠÚ: Employment up by 0.2 percent year-on-year in 2Q12

Employment in Slovakia grew by 0.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2012 to 2.216 million people, according to a Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) preliminary estimate published on Tuesday, August 14.

Employment in Slovakia grew by 0.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2012 to 2.216 million people, according to a Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) preliminary estimate published on Tuesday, August 14.

When seasonal effects are taken into account, overall employment increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year, staying at the same level as in the first quarter of 2012, the TASR newswire quoted the ŠÚ. Detailed figures including data from individual sectors will be announced on September 6.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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