Czech jobless rate rises to 3.9 percent in January

Czech unemployment in January rose to 3.9 percent from December’s 3.8 percent, according to figures released Thursday by the national Labour Office.

Around 289,000 are registered as jobless and seeking work. This is the lowest January figure since 1998.

The unemployment rate in January 2017 was 5.3 percent. The number of vacancies increased in January to 231,000.