Monthly Bulletin. Employment. Monthly statistics of registered unemployed in the Community.
8. 9 million persons were registered at public employment offices in the Community of Nine as unemployed at the end of July 1981. The increase of more than 400,000 in a single month raised the unemployment rate from 7. 7 % in June to 8.1 % of the ci-vilian working population in July 1981. Seasonally adjusted figures indicate that the labour market continues to det~riorate, with underlying increasesinunemployment of more than 2% in each of the last three mc;mths.
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