OECD unemployment rate steady at 8.6% in November
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11/01/2011 - In November 2010, the OECD area unemployment rate was 8.6%, unchanged from October. The OECD-wide rate has been stable at 8.5%-8.6% since February 2010, despite diverging trends at the national level. New data show that the unemployment rate for the United States fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.4% in December, while the rate for Canada was unchanged at 7.6%.
Selected Unemployment Rates, s.a.
October 2010 - November 2010 (1)
(1) United Kingdom: August 2010 - September 2010
Link to underlying data - Source: Labour Force Statistics (Main Economic Iindicators)
The next publication of the OECD's harmonised unemployment rates will be on 15 February 2011.
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