Tuesday Aug 5
[Locked] Some 85,000 Slovaks have never worked, report shows
MORE THAN 85,000 Slovaks have never held a job, and have therefore never had a chance to develop work experience, Postova Banka analysts wrote in their latest economic weekly based on the Statistics Office data for the first quarter of 2014.
Low mortgage rates make house more accessible
THE AVAILABILITY of housing in Slovakia is increasing, with people motivated to take out mortgages thanks to favourable interest rates.
People in Slovakia work four hours to cover basic shopping expenses
A SLOVAK earning an average wage has to work almost four hours to do common shopping worth 20, according to a Postova Banka analysis.
Slovakia experienced moderate deflation in June
AFTER stagnation in May, a moderate decrease in consumer prices resumed in June.
Smaller proportion of Slovaks' earnings spent on food
WHILE European households spend on average 15 percent of their income on food, Slovak households spend approximately 20 percent.