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Unemployment Rises by 6.7%

Published: May 1, 2012; 20:05 · (Vindobona)

In Austria, the number of unemployed persons rose up to 321,817 in April. Simultaneously, employment reaches a new record level.

Unemployment Rises by 6.7% / Picture: © Vindobona.org

251,823 persons were looking for a job in April. Against April 2011, this is an increase by 6.6%. The number of training participants grew by 7.0% to 69,994. In total, 321,817 persons were unemployed. Against April 2011, this is a rise by 6.7% or 20.092 persons.

Rudolf Hundstorfer, Minister of Social Affairs commented: „Unfortunately, the Austrian labor market cannot isolate…

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