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Employment in Slovak industry continued falling in July

Slovak employment in industry decreased by 1.1 percent in July. This was the 16thconsecutive monthly drop of employment in industry. As the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced on September 11, employment fell most in yearly terms in theconstruction sector – by 4.8 percent.

Slovak employment in industry decreased by 1.1 percent in July. This was the 16th
consecutive monthly drop of employment in industry. As the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced on September 11, employment fell most in yearly terms in the
construction sector – by 4.8 percent.

Employment decreased by 3.7 percent in information and communication activity, by
0.3 percent in wholesale and by 0.1 percent in retail trade. On the other hand, in July employment grew most in the selected market services sector, where it increased 5.3 percent compared with July of last year, the SITA newswire quoted the ŠÚ as saying. Employment also increased year-on-year in transport and storage by about 3.3 percent, in accommodation services by 2.6 percent, and in food and beverage services by 1.6 percent

Over the first seven months of this year – compared with the same period last year – employment increased in selected market services by 6.3 percent, in transportation and
storage by 4 percent, in food and beverage and accommodation services by 1.2 percent and in information and communication activities by 0.9 percent. Year-on-year, it decreased in the construction sector by 5 percent, in industry by 1.5 percent, in sale and repair of motor vehicles by 0.6 percent, in wholesale by 0.4 percent and in retail trade by 0.3 percent.

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