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MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English

Source: Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland

09.09.2019 At 31 August, the number of job seekers remained stable (-1) at 4768 people. The number of unemployed has increased slightly ( 35) to 2947 people. The unemployment rate cantonal observes an increase of 0.1 pt and amounted to 3.2%. In the same trend, the unemployment rate in Switzerland rises to 3.1% ( 0.1 pt). At the national level, the unemployment rate is 2.1%, a value identical to the previous month. Depending on the age, the evolution of the number of unemployed people is contrasted. In fact, less than 25 years will see their workforce increase ( 82). This increase is usual at this time and is mainly of people for a first job, including youth who have just completed their training. Conversely, the other age categories have seen their workforce reduced. According to the criterion of sex, the number of men unemployed decreases (-9), while that of women increases ( 44). With respect to the distinction by nationality, the number of unemployed people in switzerland is on the rise ( 41), while that of foreign decreased (-6) compared to the month of July. According to the professions, declines in workforce, the most prominent relate to the professions of the construction (-24) and the watch industry (-10). In contrast, increases are observed in the occupations of cleaning and care of the body ( 20), in those trade, banking and insurance ( 17) as well as those of the industry of arts and crafts ( 16). The health professions, and the social, also show an increase ( 12).

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