Slovakia - Unemployment rate keeps decreasing - February 28, 2017

According to officials of the statistics of the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Centre (ÚPSVaR), unemployment rate keeps decreasing due to the positive development of the country’s economy. Unemployment continued to decrease in January 2017. The registered unemployment rate stood at 8.64% in January, down by 0.12 percentage month-on-month and by 1.75 percentage points year-on-year. Wage data over 2016 indicate that the IT and communication sector has the highest wage level, followed by utilities.

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