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Latest update : 2008-12-04

France's unemployment rate in France rose 0.1% in the third quarter to reach 7.3%, according to the national statistics body INSEE. The under 25-year-olds are particularly hit, with 18.7% seeking work in a worsening job market.

AFP - France's jobless rate rose 0.1 points to 7.3 percent of the work force in the third quarter compared with the previous three months, the national statistics body INSEE reported on Thursday.
  
Compared with date for the third quarter 2007, the unemployment rate was down 0.6 points.
  
Taking French overseas departments into account, the jobless rate in the third quarter came to 7.7 percent.

Date created : 2008-12-04

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