Unemployment rate in Bucharest reached 2.29 pc at the end of December, down from 2.53 pc on November 30, while the number of jobless people registered with the Bucharest Employment Agency (AMOFM) dropped by 2,667, to 24,922, the institution announced yesterday, quoted by Money.ro. In November, AMOFM had in its data base 27,589 jobless. Over half of them are men (12,624). The number of unemployed Bucharesters who do not receive benefits dropped to 4,248 in December, from 6,223 the previous month. According to AMOFM, 26,206 unemployed people found jobs in Bucharest during 2010.