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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


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Current statistics

August 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166241, of which 58827 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.0%), Rožňava 14.4% (8.0%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Piešťany 2.8%