There were 139,127 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 5,651 less persons (-4.1 percent) than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment increased by 5,871 persons (+4.4 percent).
The number of jobseekers reached 201,131, a decrease of 5,108 persons compared with May while it increased by 10,041 compared with the same period last year (+5.3 percent).
Youth unemployment (15 to 24 year old) decreased by 932 persons (-5.6 percent) to 15,791. Compared with June 2015, this represents a decrease of 62 people (-0.4 percent).
Adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate stood at 3.3 percent, unchanged from the previous month.