Czech Statistical Office: Rates of employment, unemployment and economic activity - June 2017

Published: 31.07.2017 Related countries:  U.S.A. U.S.A.

The unemployment rate decreased below three percent

akcie_193038047-120.jpgCzech Statistical Office: The employment rate (the share of the employed persons in the age group 15 – 64 years, as percentage), seasonally adjusted, reached 73.3% in June 2017 and increased by 1.6 percentage point (p.p.) compared to that in June 2016. The male employment rate was 80.7%; the female employment rate was 65.8%, both seasonally adjusted. The employment rate of persons aged 15 – 29 years, seasonally adjusted, was 48.1%, in the age group 30 – 49 years it attained 87.4%, and in the age group 50 – 64 years it got to 71.9%.

The general unemployment rate of the aged 15 – 64 years (the share of the unemployed in the labour force, that is in the total number of the employed and the unemployed (the economically active persons), as percentage), seasonally adjusted, reached 2.9 in June 2017 and decreased by 1.3 p.p., year-on-year. The male unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, attained 2.4%; the female unemployment rate was 3.5%.


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