In November, there were 148,143 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 6.874 more persons than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment increased by 11,591 persons (+8.5 percent).
The number of jobseekers reached 210,886 in November 2015, more 9,966 persons than in the previous month and 16,994 more than a year earlier (+8.8 percent).
Youth unemployment (15 to 24 year old) increased by 244 persons (+1.2 percent) to 20,054. Compared with the previous month, this represents an increase of 1,452 people (+ 7.8 percent).