Unemployment down to 3.5 in September

Unemployment in the Czech Republic fell to 3.5 percent in September from 3.6 percent in August. The September unemployment rate is the lowest since April of last year. The Central Labor Office registered 262,142 job seekers, approximately 5,700 fewer than in the previous month and almost 14,900 less than in September of last year. There are currently 357,911 job vacancies, meaning that there is now less than one candidate per vacancy in the Czech Republic.