Romanian unemployment rate down in January

National Statistics Institute informs decrease of unemployment rate by 0.1 percentage points in January compared to December 2012, to 6.6%. Compared to January 2012, unemployment rate diminished by 0.8 percent points. Number of jobless (in the age interval 15-74) estimated for January this year is 660 thousand, down by 11 thousand compared to the previous month and by 69 thousand compared to January 2012. The unemployment rate of men exceeds that of women by 0.7 percent points (men: 6.9%; women 6.2%).

Source: nineoclock