French job­less claims de­cline again in Nov

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - BUSINESS -

France’s job­less claims de­clined for the third month in Novem­ber, the long­est streak since 2008, in a re­cov­ery that comes too late to res­cue the pres­i­dency of Fran­cois Hol­lande. The num­ber of peo­ple ac­tively look­ing for work fell 0.9 per­cent, or 31,800, last month to 3.45 mil­lion, the La­bor Min­istry said on Mon­day. That com­pared with an es­ti­mate of econ­o­mists of 3.48 mil­lion. ber of un­em­ployed peo­ple was es­ti­mated as 377,987 dur­ing Q2. Un­em­ploy­ment among fe­males was higher than that among males in all age groups, the sur­vey re­vealed.

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