Czech unemployment drops to 3.2 percent in April


Czech unemployment fell to 3.2 percent in April from March’s 3.5 percent, according to figures released from the national labour office. It said that seasonal work was now in full swing and the jobless total could increase in coming months.

The office added it had almost 243,000 job seekers on its books. That’s the lowest figure since August 1997. In April 2017, the jobless rate was 4.4 percent.

The number of vacancies, at just over 267,000. once again exceeded the jobless total in the country. Most job offers are in Prague, central Bohemia, the Plzeň and Pardubice regions.