Czech Jobless Rate Steady in February

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Unemployment in Czech Republic remained at 3.9% in February, according to data released by the Czech Labor Office on Wednesday, Radio Prague International reports.

The number of unemployed persons decreased by 551 to 282,508 over the previous month and rose 19,075 compared to the same period last year.

At the same time, the number of job vacancies increased 1,956 from a month earlier to 283,097 and dropped 80,820 year-on-year.

The lowest rate of unemployment was traditionally Prague and in the regions of Central Bohemia, South Moravia, and Pilsen, while the highest was in Ústí nad Labem with 5.8% and in Moravia Silesia.

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