Unemployment in Venezuela ends at 7.4% in June
The National Statistics Institute (INE) recounted 1,001,703 jobless last month, compared with 1,145,498 last year
Unemployment rate in June 2012 went down to 7.4%, according to the Labor Monthly Report prepared by the National Statistics Institute (INE).
In the same term, last year, the unemployment rate stood at 8.6%. In numerical terms, the INE recounted 1,001,703 jobless last month, compared with 1,145,498 last year.
In a press release, INE president Elías Eljuri commented that this number ratifies the sustained recovery of the domestic economy. "A variation of 1.2 percentage points between June 2011 and June 2012 was recorded, that is, a surge of 441,042 employees."
With reporting by Yaneth Fernández
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