There are slightly more unemployed men than women in Slovakia, according to the latest poll carried out by the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ). In September, there were 199,144 unemployed women, 179,000 of whom were ready to start working straight away, the ŠÚ reported, as quoted by the TASR newswire on Thursday, November 1. The highest number of unemployed women was recorded in eastern regions of the country, particularly Prešov (38,939) and Košice (35,866), followed by Banská Bystrica (10,744).
In total, 363,306 unemployed job-seekers who were able to start working immediately were registered with job centres, although the full number of registered unemployed exceeded 400,000.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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2. Nov 2012 at 10:00