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Polish unemployment at 7.2 percent: Eurostat

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Roberto Galea 07.01.2016 16:52
Unemployment in Poland stood at 7.2 percent in November, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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In the eurozone as a whole, the figure stood at 10.5 percent, raised mainly by Greece and Spain with an unemployment rate of 24.6 percent and 21.4 percent respectively. The figures for Greece were from September 2015.

“Among the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates in November 2015 were recorded in Germany (4.5 percent), the Czech Republic (4.6 percent) and Malta (5.1 percent), and the highest in Greece (24.6 percent in September 2015) and Spain (21.4 percent),” Eurostat said.

According to Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), the unemployment rate in the country was 9.6 percent in November. (rg/pk)

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