Statistical Telegram. Monthly statistics of registered unemployment in the European Community.
Between the end of October and the end of November 1978, the number of persons registered at public employment offices in the Community declined slight~y, both in absolute figures (-0.1%) and in terms of seasonally corrected figures (-0.6%). At the end of November the number of registered unemployed remained slightly above 6 million persons, corresponding to 5.6% of the civilian t·mrking population. For the first time since May 1978 the number of unemployed women showed a small reduction (-0.6%) during the month 'l"lhile in contrast to the tendencies of the two preceding months, the number of une~ployed men increased (+ 0.3~h). At the end of November 44.8 percent of the total of registered unemployed in the Community were women, although 'I"Tomen represented more than half of all unemployed in Belgium (60.67o), the I~ederal Republic of Germany (54-5%), France (53.5%) and Luxembourg (53.~~). At Community level, the proportion of unemployed men in the total male civilian working population \'las 4.91o, t'lhile the corresponding proportion for \'lOmen \"las 6.8%.
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DescriptionEUROSTAT:THEME 3:STATISTICS IN FOCUS/RAPID REPORTS:Employment and Unemployment