Swedish unemployment rose in December to its highest level in nearly a year in December, data from the Public Employment Agency showed Thursday.
The unemployment rate climbed to 4.1 percent from 3.9 percent in November. The figure was the highest since February, when it was at the same level. A year ago, the rate was 4.2 percent.
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 3.97 percent in December, broadly unchanged from the previous month. In the same month a year ago, the figure was 4.05 percent.
by RTT Staff Writer
For comments and feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org
What parts of the world are seeing the best (and worst) economic performances lately? Click here to check out our Econ Scorecard and find out! See up-to-the-moment rankings for the best and worst performers in GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and much more.