Unemployment falls slightly to 6.3 percent while jobs offered highest since 2008

08-03-2016

Unemployment in the Czech Republic fell to 6.3 percent in February from 6.4 percent the previous month, according to figures released on Tuesday by the national Labour Office. It said that just over 460,000 people were out of work in February. Employers were seeking to fill almost 115,000 positions last month, the highest figure recorded since October 2008. The year-on-year fall in the jobless rate was more striking as it stood at 7.5 percent in February 2015.