German unemployment unexpectedly increases in SeptemberStaff Writer | September 29, 2016
German unemployment unexpectedly rose in September, although the unemployment rate remained at a record low, according to the Federal Statistics Office.
Germany The unemployment rate came in at 6.1%
The unemployment rate came in at 6.1%, unchanged from the previous month and in line with economists' expectations.
Meanwhile, the number of unemployed people increased by a seasonally-adjusted 1,000 to 2.68m, versus expectations of a 5,000 drop. ■