Argentina´s Unemployment Rate Down to 6.9 % in Q4


After three quarters of continued increases, Argentina’s jobless rate fell to 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012.

In the last three months of 2012, the unemployment rate was 6.9 percent, slightly up from the record-low of 6.7 percent recorded in the same quarter a year earlier despite the huge deceleration in economic growth. 

The number of unemployed persons decreased to 808 thousand from 906 thousand registered in the previous quarter.
 
Unemployment rate recorded in the Great Buenos Aires area dropped to 7.7 percent from the 8.4 percent registered in the previous quarter.

Duarte Ricardo | duarte.ricardo@tradingeconomics.com
2/20/2013 12:21:50 PM