Germany Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.5% in Auguist

German seasonally adjusted harmonised jobless rate decreased to 4.5 percent in August of 2015 from 4.6 percent in July, remaining at the lowest since mid-1981. The number of unemployed persons fell 1 percent to 1.9 million while employment went up 0.1 percent to 39.93 million people.
Destatis | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com 9/30/2015 11:41:01 AM
Compared with July of 2014, unemployment fell 9.1 percent while employment rose 0.3 percent. 

Youth unemployment rate remained steady from the previous month at 7 percent but fell from 7.6 percent a year earlier. 

Separate data from the Labour Office showed the number of unemployed persons rose by 2,000 to 2.795 million in September but the unemployment rate remained steady at a record low of 6.4 percent.

Germany Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.5% in Auguist