Unemployment Rate in Slovakia decreased to 6.70 percent in March from 6.90 percent in February of 2022. source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic

Unemployment Rate in Slovakia averaged 11.80 percent from 1994 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 19.79 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 4.88 percent in May of 2019. This page provides the latest reported value for - Slovakia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Slovakia Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.

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Slovakia Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-03-18 10:00 AM Feb 6.9% 7% 6.98% 7.1%
2022-04-20 12:10 PM Mar 6.7% 6.9% 6.8% 6.8%
2022-05-20 10:40 AM Apr 6.7% 6.6% 6.7%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.90 percent Mar 2022
Unemployed Persons 180265.00 185383.00 Mar 2022

Slovakia Unemployment Rate
In Slovakia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.70 6.90 19.79 4.88 1994 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Slovakia Jobless Rate Close to 1-Year Low
The unemployment rate in Slovakia edged down to 7.4 percent in August of 2021 from 7.6 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, and below market expectations of 7.5 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since October of 2020. The number of unemployed persons declined by 8.83 thousand from a year earlier to 199.53 thousand.
Slovakia Jobless Rate Steady at 7.7%
The unemployment rate in Slovakia came in at 7.7 percent in July of 2021, the same as a year earlier and in line with market expectations. The number of unemployed persons declined by 2.43 thousand from a year earlier to 207.35 thousand. The unemployment rate in June was slightly higher at 7.8 percent.
Slovakia Jobless Rate at 5-Month Low
The unemployment rate in Slovakia edged down to 7.8 percent in June 2021, the lowest level since January and broadly in line with market expectations of 7.83 percent. The number of unemployed people declined by 4,527 to 212,635, while employment rose by 14,976.