Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Jobless rate down by 0.08 percentage points to 12.35 percent in October

The unemployment rate in Slovakia was measured at 12.35 percent in October, falling from the 12.44 percent recorded in September, head of the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre (ÚPSVaR) Marián Valentovič informed the TASR newswire on November 20. On an annual basis the jobless rate shrank by 1.31 percentage points. Job centres had 333,257 people on their files that were immediately available for work in October. Their number dropped by 2,463 on the month and by 35,390 on the year. When all jobseekers including those who were not immediately available to work are taken into account, the unemployment rate in October reached 13.93 percent, which represented a drop of 0.08 percentage points year-on-year. A total of 375,978 people, including those not immediately available to take up work, were jobless in October. Month-on-month drops in the unemployment rate were recorded in seven out of the country's eight regions, while annual falls were seen in all eight regions.

The unemployment rate in Slovakia was measured at 12.35 percent in October, falling from the 12.44 percent recorded in September, head of the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre (ÚPSVaR) Marián Valentovič informed the TASR newswire on November 20. On an annual basis the jobless rate shrank by 1.31 percentage points.

Job centres had 333,257 people on their files that were immediately available for work in October. Their number dropped by 2,463 on the month and by 35,390 on the year. When all jobseekers including those who were not immediately available to work are taken into account, the unemployment rate in October reached 13.93 percent, which represented a drop of 0.08 percentage points year-on-year.

A total of 375,978 people, including those not immediately available to take up work, were jobless in October. Month-on-month drops in the unemployment rate were recorded in seven out of the country's eight regions, while annual falls were seen in all eight regions.

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

Top stories

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.