Czech capital Prague again posted the lowest unemployment rate in the European Union of 1.3% in 2018, followed by Czech South-West region, according to Eurostat data published on April 29.
Four Czech regions have also been ranked among the ten regions with the lowest unemployment rates of young people aged 15-24. They are South-West with 4.1%, Central Bohemia with 5.0%, Central Moravia with 5.1% and Prague with 5.6%.
In March, Czech unemployment fell to 3% from 3.3% in February and from 3.5% in March 2018, due to the start of seasonal work. The lowest unemployment rate was also recorded by Czech Statistics Office in Prague, up by 1.9% in March. The highest numbers were posted in the Moravia-Silesian and Ustecky regions, where the unemployment rate reached 4.0% and 4.6%, respectively.
The highest unemployment rate was recorded by Eurostat at overseas department of France's Mayotte, amounting to 35.1%.