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February 1, 2023

ANOFM: Romania unemployment rate at November-end stands at 4.75 percent

The unemployment rate on a nationwide level, at the end of November 2016 was 4.75 percent, lower by 0.01 percentage points compared to the one in October 2016 and lower by 0.13 percentage points compared to the one in November 2015, the National Employment Agency (ANOFM) data published on Wednesday reveals.

Out of the total number of 414,673 unemployed who were registered in the territorial agency’s records a number of 84,075 persons received unemployment benefit.

Furthermore, the ANOFM data reveal that in November 2016 compared to the previous month, the male unemployment rate remained at the same value as in the previous month and the female unemployment rate declined from 4.36 percent in October to 4.33 percent.

Depending on the residence area, a number of 121,854 unemployed were form urban areas and 294,819 from rural areas. The most unemployed were aged between 40 – 49 years old (115,357 persons), followed by the persons aged between 30 – 39 years old (84,414), while at the opposite were the persons aged between 25 – 29 years old (34.327).

The unemployed without studies and the ones who have primary, secondary and vocational level of studies had the higher weight of the total unemployment registered in the ANOFM (79.66 percent) records, while the unemployed who have high school and post-high school level of studies represented 16.09 percent and the ones with academic studies stood at 4.24 percent.

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