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Jobless rate rises 3.2 %

Latest update : 2009-01-02

More than 64,000 new people looked for jobs in France in November. According to the employment ministry, the unemployment rate rose 3.2% compared to the previous month and it jumped 8.5% year on year.

AFP - France's jobless rate rose 3.2 percent in November compared to the previous month, and 8.5 percent year on year, with just over two million out of work, the employment ministry announced Tuesday.
  
More than 64,000 people joined the ranks of those seeking work, according to the new figures.

Date created : 2008-12-30

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