Friday, December 9, 2022

Unemployment falls in Uruguay to 7.8% percent in the month of October, five tenths less than in September

The unemployment rate in Uruguay in October stood at 7.8%, five tenths less than in the month of September, according to data published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) of Uruguay.

The figure for October is the lowest since April of the same year, when it stood at 7.7% and is again pointing to a downward trend after increasing in recent months to 8.4% (the annual maximum registered in June). The total number of unemployed in Uruguay amounts to 141,200 people.

For its part, the activity rate in October was 62.1%, 0.6 points higher than that registered in September, according to data from the Continuous Household Survey.

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