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The unemployment rate for the OECD area was steady in April 2010 at 8.7%, unchanged from March. The general picture is of broad stability across OECD countries.
Unit labour costs (ULCs) in the OECD area fell by 0.9% in the fourth quarter of 2009, the third quarter in a row.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area was broadly stable in March 2010 at 8.7%; a rise of 0.1 percentage point compared with February.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area was broadly stable in February 2010 compared with January. The headline rate fell 0.1 percentage point but this reflected the partial unwinding of effects that led to a temporary increase in Korea's January rate.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area fell slightly to 8.7% in January 2010, reflecting drops of 0.3 percentage points in the United States and Japan.