Monthly Bulletin. Employment. Monthly statistics of registered unemployed in the Community.
Subject headingsEconomic and Financial Affairs ; Statistics ; Employment/ Unemployment ; Employment Labor Market
The number of persons registered as unemployed at public employment offices in the Community of Nine at the end of October 1981 was 9. 7 million, which corresponds to an unemployment rate of 8.8 % by reference to the civilian working population. More than 200 000 persons were added to the total of registered unemployed at the end of September. The continuing growth in unemployment since the spring of 1980, at a rate in excess of 2 % per month in seasonally adjusted terms, suggests that the figure of 10 million registered unemployed in the Community will be reached before the end of the year. When seasonal factors are taken into account, the deterioration of the labour market situation appears particularly markedinthe F.R. of Germany, Luxembourg, the Nether-lands and Denmark while in Italy, Ireland and Belgium the position has stabilised for the moment, albeit at a fairly high level
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