Germany -Employment figures still improving -November 27, 2014

Despite a slowing down of the economy the number of jobless people has dropped significantly. There were 2.717 million unemployed people in November 2014, 16,000 less than the previous month and 89,000 fewer than at the same time in 2013.

Despite a slowing down of the economy the number of jobless people has dropped significantly. There were 2.717 million unemployed people in November 2014, 16,000 less than the previous month and 89,000 fewer than at the same time in 2013. The unemployment rate - which measures the jobless total against the working population as a whole - was steady at 6.6% in seasonally adjusted terms.

English: http://www.dw.de/german-unemployment-hits-three-year-low ...  


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