articles | 06 December 2016

Cyprus unemployed drop 6.8% in November 2016

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of November 2016, reached 40,646 persons.

Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for November 2016 increased to 38,244 persons in comparison to 37,777 in the previous month.

In comparison with November 2015, a decrease of 2,956 persons or 6.8% was recorded which was mainly observed in the sectors of construction (a decrease of 1,107 unemployed persons), manufacturing (a decrease of 627), transportation (a decrease of 406), trade (a decrease of 387), public administration (a decrease of 360) and to newcomers in the labour market (a decrease of 184).

Source: InCyprus

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