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Swiss unemployment rate remains stable in August

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Staff Writer | September 8, 2017
Switzerland's unemployment rate remained stable in August, data from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs showed Friday.
Swiss unemployment rate
Switzerland   The jobless rate
The jobless rate held steady at seasonally adjusted 3.2% in August, in line with expectations.

The number of unemployed increased by 1,652 from previous month to 135,578 in August.

On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate was 3%, the same as in July.

The youth unemployment rate climbed to 3.4% in August from 2.8% in the previous month.