The jobless rate rose to a seasonally adjusted 5.5 percent in November, rewriting the record high for a third consecutive month as the economic slump continues to weigh heavily on the labor market, government sources said Thursday.
The Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications Ministry is to formally announce the data this morning.
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