Denmark's unemployment rate decreased in August, after rising in the previous month, data released by Statistics Denmark showed Thursday.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 6.2 percent in August from 6.3 percent in July. In June, the figure was 6.2 percent. Since January 2010, the jobless rate has remained between 6.1 percent and 6.4 percent, the agency said.
The unemployment rate among youth, aged between 16 and 24, was 5.3 percent in August, down from the previous month's figure of 5.5 percent.
The total number of unemployed persons in the country decreased by around 2,400 month-on-month to about 162,700 in August, data showed.
by RTT Staff Writer
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