Another 33,000 join the ranks of the unemployed

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2 November 2004, MADRID- Spain's official unemployment grew two percent in November relative to October, according to official figures.

2 November 2004

MADRID- Spain's official unemployment grew two percent in November relative to October, according to official figures.

The number of jobless increased by 33,750 last month, bringing the total number of unemployed to 1,682,722, Spain's Labour Ministry reported.

However, over the past 12 months, the number of registered unemployed in Spain decreased by 0.90 percent, or 16,475 people.

The number of unregistered people out of work, who form part of Spain's black economy, was not known.

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Subject: Spanish news

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