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Registered unemployment reached 13.61 percent in January

In January 2014, the rate of registered unemployment in Slovakia was 13.61 percent –0.11 percentage points more than the month before, but a year-on-year decline of 1.19 percentage points, according to the latest statistics of the Slovak Centre of Labour, Social Affairs and Family (ÚPSVaR) quoted by the TASR newswire.

In January 2014, the rate of registered unemployment in Slovakia was 13.61 percent –0.11 percentage points more than the month before, but a year-on-year decline of 1.19 percentage points, according to the latest statistics of the Slovak Centre of Labour, Social Affairs and Family (ÚPSVaR) quoted by the TASR newswire.

In January 2014, labour offices registered a total of 367,221 people who were immediately ready to accept a job. This means an increase in 2,996 people against December 2013, but a decline in 32,146 (8.05) year-on-year. The unemployment rate calculated from the total number of job applicants reached 14.90 this January, which is a 0.12 percentage point increase against December; and a 1.23 p.p. decline against the same period of last year.

There were 402,124 job applicants in January 2014 which is 3,248 more against last December, but 33,314 fewer than in January 2013.

As for regions, the rate of registered unemployment declined in five Slovak regions – Bratislava, Trnava, Žilina, Prešov, and Košice – with Prešov marking the biggest decrease. In Trenčín, Nitra and Banská Bystrica regions, the registered unemployment rate grew m-o-m, with the biggest being recorded in the Banská Bystrica region. In the year-on-year comparison, the unemployment rate fell in all regions but Bratislava, according to TASR.

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