Czechia - Growing number of pensioners economically active - March 31, 2019

According to statistics from the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) approximately 342,000 pensioners worked last year. This figure is 30,00 more than the figure for 2017 and is the highest in the last eight years. According to experts, this is due to the increased demand for workers, given the extremely low unemployment levels in the country, and the need for pensioners to secure additional funds to maintain their quality of life. A large number of these pensioners are women and on average the pensioners tend to be qualified and educated, mostly working in managerial positions.

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