Austrian Unemployment Quota Up by 7.5%

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: November 2, 2012; 18:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

In October, more than 322,000 persons had no job. The number of trainees was up considerably.

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Last month, 250,000 persons were officially unemployed. Against October 2011, this is an increase by 6.3%. Moreover, 72,893 persons participated in training programs (+11.5%). According to national standards, the Austrian unemployment quota was up by 0.3 percentage points to 6.7%.

The unemployment of male workers grew stronger (8.0%) than that of female workers (4.5%). The youth…