Unemployment rate stable at 8.6 percent

28th February 2007, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Feb 27, 2007 (AFP) - The French unemployment rate was stable in January at 8.6 percent, official data showed on Tuesday.

PARIS, Feb 27, 2007 (AFP) - The French unemployment rate was stable in January at 8.6 percent, official data showed on Tuesday.

The number of jobseekers increased in January by 1,200 to reach 2.093 million people, but the overall unemployment rate remained the same, data from the French employment ministry showed.

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