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The mission of the Employment Institute is to organize and to be helpful to the members of the Institute and other persons in economic research, education and practice. Institute works in the field of research, education, social and consulting especially in the field of labour market and employment in general.

In its activities the Institute is focused on:

  • support of theoretical thinking in the community
  • analysis and research of economical processes in Slovakia and
  • collecting information, preparing studies and publications based on the state or other organisations' requirements


Current statistics

October 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178265, of which 76104 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.8 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.5 % (13.2 %), Revúca 19.6 % (12.7 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (9.2 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Bratislava I 2.9 %, Nitra 3.0 %