Employment rate again at record 75.7%

(CIANEWS) - In July 2022, the employment rate in the entire population aged between 15 and 64 years in the Czech Republic totalled 75.7%, up 1.3 pp year on year. Czech Statistical Office Labour Market Statistics and Equal Opportunities department director Dalibor Holý said that this indicator equalled the record value of February 2019. The ratio of the unemployed to the economically active dropped by 0.3 pp to 2.3%. The men’s unemployment rate totalled 1.8%, while it was 3.0% for women. The share of economically active persons was at 77.5% and grew by 1.1 pp compared to July 2021. Concerning the methodology, the arrival of war refugees from Ukraine has negatively impacted the trends.



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