Unemployment remains at 4.3 percent in February

Unemployment in the Czech Republic remained at 4.3 percent in February, despite ongoing restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data released by the Czech Labour Office on Friday.

The country’s labour offices registered over 311,463 job seekers last month, an increase of over 2,600 on the previous month, while the number of vacancies increased to 330,735.

The lowest rate of unemployment is in Prague and in the regions of Central Bohemia, South Moravia and Pilsen, while the highest is traditionally in Moravia-Silesia.

Author: Ruth Fraňková