Monthly Bulletin. Employment. Monthly statistics of registered unemployed in the Community. May 1981.
8,3 million persons were registeredasunemployed at public employment offices in the Community of Nine at the end of May 1981. This represents an unemployment rate of 7.5% by reference to the civilian working population. Despite a very slight reduction in the total number unemployed between end-April and end-May, the level of unemployment in the Community measured in seasonally ad-justed figures has risen by 2.5 %. Once again this increase has been more marked fo~ m~n ('+ 3,0%) than for women (+ 2.1 %) •
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