Monthly Bulletin. Employment. Monthly statistics of registered unemployed in the Community.
The rise in unemployment in the Community of Nine continued during November 1981, the unemployment rate reaching 9% of the civilian working population at the end of the month. More than 9.9 million persons were registered at public employment offices, a figure 2.3 million above that of November last year. The growth in numbers unemployed in the Community of Nine in November averaged 1.4%, but the rate of increase differed very much between countries. The upward tendency noted in the R.F. of Germany in October continued, the rise during November amounting to 9.1%. The numbers registered remained fairly steady in France, Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Once again male unemployment showed the greater increase, the total for the Community of Nine going up by 2.4%. However this increase amounted to + 14,0% in the F.R. of Germany, near to + 7% in Luxembourg and in Denmark and + 5,6% in the Netherlands.
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