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The gap between rich and poor in OECD countries has reached its highest level for over over 30 years, and governments must act quickly to tackle inequality, according to a new OECD report.
The OECD area unemployment rate, at 8.2% in September 2011, was unchanged from August. The rate has remained at around 8.2% since January 2011.
The OECD area unemployment rate was steady at 8.2% in August 2011, unchanged from July. The rate has been stable at around 8.2% since January 2011.
"200 million people are out of work worldwide, close to the peak recorded at the depth of the Great Recession" warn OECD and ILO at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meet in Paris.
Unit labour costs for OECD area continue to rise in the second quarter of 2011
The OECD area unemployment rate was steady at 8.2% in July 2011, unchanged for the fifth consecutive month.
The OECD area unemployment rate was steady at 8.1% in May, unchanged for the third consecutive month.
The OECD area unemployment rate dropped to 8.1% in April, a 0.1 percentage point fall from March after two months of stability at 8.2%. This is a continuation of the steady decline in the unemployment rate seen since October 2010. The Euro area unemployment rate was stable at 9.9%.
The OECD area unemployment rate of 8.2% in March 2011 was unchanged from February following three consecutive monthly decreases.
The OECD area unemployment rate fell again in February 2011 to 8.2%, down 0.1 percentage point from January.