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Malaysia Jobless Rate Steady In November

Malaysia's unemployment rate remained stable in November, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Monday.

The jobless rate was 3.2 percent in November, the same as seen in October. In the same period last year, the unemployment rate was 3.3 percent.

On a seasonally adjusted basis, jobless rate rose marginally to 3.3 percent in November from 3.2 percent in October.

The number of unemployed increased to 513,900 in November from 512,100 in the previous month.

The number of employed increased to 15.31 million in November from 15.26 million in the prior month.

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