Czech Republic -Employment figures published -August 04, 2014

According to figures released by the Statistics Office the country has the fourth lowest unemployment rate in the EU, after the Netherlands, Germany and Austria. In 2013 the Czech Republic had an average 7% unemployment rate, compared with the EU average of 11%.

According to figures released by the Statistics Office the country has the fourth lowest unemployment rate in the EU, after the Netherlands, Germany and Austria. In 2013 the Czech Republic had an average 7% unemployment rate, compared with the EU average of 11%. On the other hand, the country has one of the lowest number of employed working in part time jobs (5.8% as compared to 50% in the Netherlands), and ranks sixth as regards the number of employed men over 55 years of age (62.6%). As regards the number of employed women over 55 (41.4%) the Czech Republic is below the EU average now at 43.3%.

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