Czech Unemployment Grows

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: February 1, 2013; 11:21 ♦ (Vindobona)

The total employment in Q4 2012 increased by 31.1 thousand persons compared to the same period of 2011.

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The employment rate of the aged 15-64 years reached 67.0% and grew by 0.9 percentage point (p.p.), year-on-year (y-o-y). The number of the unemployed according to the ILO methodology grew by 44.2 thousand persons, y-o-y; the number of the long-term unemployed increased by 19.0 thousand persons as well. The general unemployment rate of the aged 15-64 years increased by 0.7 p.p.…