Slovak jobless rate rises in March
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The registered unemployment rate in Slovakia rose to 5.2% in March from 5% in the same month of the previous year, data released by the Labor, Social Affairs and the Family Center (ÚPSVaR) shows, as cited by the TASR new agency.
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It was the highest jobless rate since February of 2019, as the number of unemployed persons went up by 5,031 from a year ago to 142,993. In February this year, the jobless rate was slightly lower at 5.1%.
The unemployment rate calculated from the total number of jobseekers reached 6.21% in March, increasing by 0.08% in monthly terms and by 0.02 percentage points year-on-year, TASR said.
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