Unemployment increases to 3.4% in April

Published: 11.06.2021 Related countries:  South Africa South Africa

Unemployment increases to 3.4% in April

In April 2021, a seasonally adjusted general unemployment rate in the age category of 15 to 64 years grew 1.2 pp to 3.4%. The employment rate dropped to 74.1%, according to figures published by the Czech Statistical Office. The economic-activity rate totalled 76.7% (+0.9 pp). Labour market and equal opportunities statistics section director Dalibor Holý said that the pandemic had widened the gap between the unemployment of women and men. According to Eurostat data, the general unemployment rate of people aged between 15 and 74 in the Czech Republic was at 3.4% in April.