Unemployment Rate up 1.7 percent in December
Ljubljana, 16 February - SLOVENIA/UNEMPLOYMENT/RATE
Last December there were 128,572 registered unemployed, a 1.7-percent rise over November 1997 and a 3.3-percent increase over December 1996. The unemployment rate last December reached 14.8 percent, 0.3 percentage point more than a month before. The unemployment rate for men was 13.9 percent (13.6 percent in November) and women 15.7 percent (15.6 percent in November), according to the National Statistical Office.
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