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Sweden Unemployment Rises In December

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 RTTNews Staff Writer

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