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German jobless rate remains stable in April

Staff Writer | May 31, 2017
Germany's unemployment rate held steady in April, the labor force survey from Destatis showed Wednesday.
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Germany   The adjusted jobless rate came in at 3.9%
The adjusted jobless rate came in at 3.9% in April, the same rate as in March.

In the corresponding month last year, the unemployment rate was 4.2%.

The number of unemployed people totaled 1.69 million in April, unchanged from the prior month. A year ago, the jobless figure was 1.81 million.

On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate climbed to 4.2% in April from 4.0% in March.

At the same time, the employment rate remained stable at 66.3% in April.