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Unemployment nears 80,000

THE NUMBER of people registered as unemployed in the first quarter of 2013 reached 70,700, counting for 15.9 per cent of the workforce, said the Statistical Service yesterday.

According to a study undertaken by the service, unemployment among men in the first three months of the year reached 16.2 per cent counting for 37,991 men, while among women the figure reached 15.4 per cent, representing 32,715 women.

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