Out of the total unemployed, 49.4% are aged 24-44
Venezuelan unemployment hit 873,513 people in November
Based on data reported by the National Statistics Institute (INE), some 873,513 were unemployed last month, 431,411 of which (49.4%) were aged 25-44.
Compared to the figure reported in November 2011 (334,606 jobless or 39.8%), unemployment rate for said aged group hiked 1.3 percentage points in a year.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
María Fernanda Astudillo is a store analyst for Alimentos Polar working at the company's facilities in La Yaguara. At only 23 years of age, she has made a career in that company where she has worked for the last six years. Now, besides her responsibilities, which include overseeing shipping/receiving and warehousing of goods, she is taking part in the roundtable discussions among the other companies operating in the La Yaguara industrial park, the Government and the workers exploring possible ways of coping with the order to expropriate the land.