Monthly Bulletin. Employment. Monthly statistics of registered unemployed in the Community.
There were 10.9 million persons registered as unemployed in the Community of Nine at the end of August 1982, amounting to 9.8% of the civilian working population. The rate of unemployment recorded at end-August 1982 was 14.6% in Belgium, 13.?% in Ireland, 12.8% in the United Kingdom, 10.5% in the Netherlands a.nd 10.4% in ftaly. By contrast the Luxembourg rate amounted only to 1.1%. In the case of men, the average rate of unemployment for the Community of Nine was 9.2%, the highest figur0 being encountered in the United Kingdom where one mar1 in ~even (14.5%) is now registered as unemployed. This very high rate war:; approached in Ireland (13.8%). In the Netherlands and Belgium also the unemployment rate for men <:)(-ceeds 10% (10.5% and 10.4% respectively). The unemployment rate for women is above that for men in all the countrie:; of the Community of Nine with the exception of the United Kingdom and Ireland. The range by the figures is very wide, going from 21.2% in Belgium to 1.8% in Luxembourg, with a Community average of 10.9%.