Stats Office: Employment in Industry Up 1.9 percent Y-o-Y in December
11. februára 2019 10:50
Bratislava, February 11 (TASR) - Employment rose year-on-year in most sectors in December 2018, most rapidly in selected market services - by 6.8 percent, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on Monday.
Annual increases were also recorded in the following sectors in December: in information and communications activities - by 6.5 percent; in construction - 6.3 percent; in the sale and repair of motor vehicles - 6.2 percent; in restaurants and pubs - 5.7 percent;
in transport and warehousing - 4.5 percent, in accommodation - 4.1 percent; in retail - 2.3 percent; and in manufacturing - 1.9 percent.
Conversely, employment in the wholesale sector went down by 1.3 percent.
Meanwhile, average employment rates for the whole of last year increased y-o-y in the following categories: in information and communications activities - by 6.9 percent; in transport and warehousing and in the sale and repair of motor vehicles - 6.4 percent each; in selected market services - 6.2 percent; in restaurants and pubs - 5.9 percent; in accommodation - 5.7 percent; in construction and in retail - 3.3 percent each; and in manufacturing - 2.9 percent. Employment in the wholesale sector shrank by 0.1 percent.