British unemployment rate flat at 7.9%

19th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

Britain's unemployment rate stood at 7.9 percent in the three months to the end of November, unchanged from the three months to October, official data showed on Wednesday.

The number of unemployed people meanwhile rose by 49,000 in the three months to the end of November to reach 2.5 million, the Office for National Statistics said.


© 2011 AFP

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