Czech Republic: Unemployment Rate Reached 2.2% in December
The employment rate of the aged 15–64 years reached 75% in December 2018 and increased by nearly 1% compared to that in December 2017. Photo credit: KK.
Brno, CR, Feb 4 (BD) – The Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) reports
The general unemployment rate of the aged 15–64 years, seasonally adjusted, reached 2.2% in December 2018 and decreased by 0.2%, year-on-year.
The male unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, attained 1.8%; the female unemployment rate reached 2.6%.
Unemployment in South Moravia at 3.9%
According to data from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic, at the end of December 2018, 32 042 jobseekers were registered at the labor offices in the South Moravian Region, the share of unemployed persons in the population thus reaching 3.86%.
Compared to December 2017, the number of unemployed fell by 5,248. One fifth of jobseekers have been unemployed for more than 2 years.
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