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Unemployment level in Latvia remains at 7.4% at end-November

BC, Riga, 09.12.2020.Print version
The registered unemployment rate in Latvia was 7.4% of the economically active population at the end of November, which is the same as at end-October, the State Employment Agency announced on December 9th, cites LETA.

At the end of this past November, a total of 67,518 unemployed were registered with the Employment Agency, which is 394 more people than a month earlier, when 67,124 unemployed were registered with the agency.


The lowest unemployment rate at the end of November was registered in Greater Riga Region - 5.7%, which is 0.1%age points less than in October, while Latgale still had the highest unemployment rate of 15.1%, an increase of 0.1 percentage points.


Unemployment rate registered in Zemgale rose by 0.2 percentage points to 6.9% of the economically active population at the end of November, unemployment in Vidzeme increased 0.1 percentage points to 7.2%, and unemployment in Kurzeme increased 0.1 percentage points to 7.7% of the economically active population at the end of November.


Registered unemployment level in Riga decreased 0.1 percentage points to 5.7% of the economically active population in November.






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