Employment rate in Slovakia falls 0.1% in third quarter

In the third quarter of this year, 2.214 million people were employed in Slovakia. According to a flash estimate published by the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) on Thursday, November 15, overall employment declined by 0.1 percent compared with the same period of last year.

In the third quarter of this year, 2.214 million people were employed in Slovakia. According to a flash estimate published by the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) on Thursday, November 15, overall employment declined by 0.1 percent compared with the same period of last year.

Cleared of seasonal influences, overall employment in Slovakia remained at the level of the third quarter of last year and the second quarter of this year. In the second quarter of this year 2.216 million people had a job, the SITA newswire quoted the ŠÚ. Compared with the same period of 2011, total employment rose by 0.2 percent. Adjusted for seasonal influences, overall employment in Slovakia grew by 0.3 percent compared to the second quarter of 2012 and remained unchanged compared with the first quarter of this year.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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