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November's unemployment rate at 6.7%
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November's unemployment rate at 6.7% - December 2018
30 January 2019


In November 2018, the unemployment rate was 6.7%, up 0.1 percentage points (pp) from the previous month’s level, down 0.2 pp from three months before, and down 1.4 pp from the same month of 2017. That value corresponds to an upwards revision of 0.1 pp of the provisional estimate released one month ago.
In comparison to the previous month, the unemployed population has increased by 2.7 thousand people (0.8%) and the employed population has increased by 1.4 thousand people (which corresponds to a nearly null relative change).
The provisional unemployment rate estimate for December 2018 was 6.7%, remaining unchanged from the previous month’s level.

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