The unemployment rate in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries fell last November for the seventh month in a row, to an average of 5.5%, Compared to 5.7% in OctoberThe organization reported this Tuesday.
The number of workers in OECD countries in a situation of Unemployment decreased in November by 1.1 millionstands at 36.9 million.
Despite this downward trend, The unemployment rate is still 0.2 point higher (1.5 million) At the pre-pandemic level in February 2020, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
However, the organization warned that This data should be taken with some caution., where temporarily unemployed workers in the United States and Canada (ERTE) who have returned to activity are counted Unemployed people find work.
In addition, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development reported that some Systematic changes in the numbers of EU countries can “blur” the data for that region.
in the euro area, Unemployment fell to 7.2% from 7.3% in October. the The largest drop in Europe was recorded in Lithuania (6% of 6.5%), Austria (5.3% of 5.7%) and Spain (14.1% out of 14.4%).
Spain remains the country with the highest unemployment rate in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentBut 14.1% continues to gradually reduce its index from the peak of 15.4% recorded in the worst of the world pandemic And approaching 13.7% in February 2020Last month, before the start of the coronavirus crisis.
in a November there was also a marked decrease in Australia (4.6% out of 5.2%), Canada (6% of 6.7%) and Colombia, which registered an unemployment rate of 12.5% Compared to 13% in October.
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