Unemployment rate slightly up to 4.6pc in April


In April 2018, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.6%, up by 0.2 percentage points against March, the National Statistics Institute (INS) informs on Thursday.

The number of unemployed in April was 411,000, up against the previous month (404,000), down against the same month last year (445,000).

By gender, the unemployment rate for men was by 1.1 percentage points higher than for women (5.1% against 4%). For adults (aged 25-74) the unemployment rate was estimated to 3.7% in April (4.1$ for men and 3.1 for women).


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