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Swedish jobless rate climbs

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 25, 2020
Sweden’s unemployment rate rose more than expected in April as the effects of the coronaviruscrisis continued to wreak havoc across the Nordic region’s biggest economy.
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The seasonally-adjusted jobless measure increased to 7.9% from 6.7% a month earlier, Statistics Sweden reported.

Topics: Swedish

The unadjusted rate rose to 8.2% amid a sharp drop in the number of hours worked, mainly within the hotel and restaurant industry.