Czech jobless rate at 3.8% in July

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The unemployment rate in the Czech Republic rose marginally to 3.8% in July from 3.7% in the previous month, economics portal Trading Economics reported citing data released by the countryʼs Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. 

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It was the highest jobless rate since January of 2018, amid the lingering effects of the global pandemic.

The number of unemployed increased by 9.200 from a month earlier to 279.000.

In the same month last year, the jobless rate was 2.7%.

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