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Information on Unemployment in the Czech Republic by November 30, 2013

By November 30, 2013 job offices registered altogether 565,313 job seekers. That is by 8,632 more than at the end of October 2013. The number of job seekers increased by 56,815 persons compared with the same period of the preceding year. The number of available job seekers (job seekers currently available for work) was 549,487 (548,889 in age 15 to 64 years).

In the course of November, job offices registered altogether 50,835 newcomers. That is by 4,492 job seekers more than in the preceding month and by 1,632 newly registered job seekers more than in November of the preceding year.

In November, job offices registration was terminated with 42,203 job seekers. New jobs have been taken up by 16,598 persons. In the course of the above-said month, job offices excluded 25,605 job seekers due to other reasons.

A monthly decrease of unemployed was registered by 11 districts - relatively the greatest decrease was monitored in districts offices Praha západ (2.5 %), Tachov (1.2 %), Most (1.1 %), Domažlice (0.9 %). A monthly increase of unemployed was registered by 66 districts in the Czech Republic - relatively the greatest increase was monitored in districts Jeseník and Znojmo (both 8.8 %), Prachatice (8.3 %), Jindřichův Hradec (6.7 %), Pelhřimov and Břeclav (both 6.2 %).

At the end of November, job offices registered 284,200 female job seekers, that is 50.3 % of the unemployed in total, and 61,898 persons with reduced working capacity, that is 10.9 % of the unemployed in total.

By November 30, 2013, 39,979 school leavers with all levels of education and juveniles were registered. Thus they share in the total unemployment by 7.1 % (October 2013 – 7.4 %, November 2012 – 7.1 %).

In November 2013, job offices paid off unemployment benefits to 108,204 job seekers, that is 19.1 % of all job seekers under registration (October 2013 – 18.7 %, November 2012 – 18.4 %).

By November 30, 2013 there were 43,836 jobseekers supported through financial benefits of active employment policy.

Since 1st January 2013, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has replaced the indicator of registered unemployment with a new indicator named the share of unemployed persons. It is the ratio of available job seekers aged 15 to 64 years in the population of the same age.

By November 30, 2013, the share of unemployed was 7.7 % (October 2013 – 7.6 %, November 2012 – 6.8 %, time series - http://portal.mpsv.cz/sz/stat/nz/casove_rady). Share of unemployed higher than average of the Czech Republic was shown in 36 districts, the highest being in Most (13.4 %), Bruntál (13.0 %), Ústí nad Labem (12.6 %) and Karviná (12.2 %). The lowest share of unemployed was in districts of Praha-východ (3.5 %), Praha-západ (4.2 %), Mladá Boleslav (4.6 %), Pelhřimov (4.8 %) and Prachatice (5,0 %). Share of unemployed - women was 7.8 % and share of unemployed - men was 7.6 %.

By November 30, 2013, job offices registered altogether 37,501 vacancies. That is by 1,636 vacancies less than in the preceding month and by 1,305 vacancies less than in the same period of the preceding year. At present, there have been 15.1 job seekers for one vacancy at average, the highest amount being in districts of Karviná (79.0), Bruntál (60.8) and Jeseník (43.9). In this monitored period, there were registered by job offices 4,681 vacancies for persons with reduced working capacity, that is 13.2 seekers per vacancy. In the case of school leavers and juveniles, there were registered altogether 9,894 vacancies, that is 4.0 seekers per vacancy.

Unemployment rate (EUROSTAT - ILO) was 6.4 % in October 2013.

Author: Odbor 41
Updated: 9.12.2013

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