Slight Increase in Unemployment

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: October 1, 2011; 16:44 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria´s unemployment grew by 1.9% in September 2011. The main reason is the lower number of trainings.

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Compared to September 2010, the domestic unemployment grew by 1.9% last month. 218.207 people are unemployed, which is a rise of 4.040 concerned persons.

The number of persons participating at reeducation courses decreased by 10.9% to 61.920. This is a decline of 7.563 persons, the Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs announced.

All in all, 280.127 persons are looking for a…