An average of 3.74 million people were out of work in April and May, and 1.9 million of them had no source of income, according to a government report released Tuesday.

The Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications Ministry said that of those who did have income, 770,000 were claiming unemployment benefits and 330,000 were drawing on public pensions.

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