Czech unemployment falls to 3.5 percent

Unemployment in Czechia fell by one percentage point month-on-month to 3.5 percent in May, according to data released by the national Office of Labour on Thursday.

At the end of last month almost 254,000 people in the country were out of work. The number of vacant positions rose slightly, reaching over 285,000.

The jobless rate in Czechia in May last year was 3.2 percent.

Author: Ian Willoughby