Romania's Jobless Rate Drops in August

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Romania's unemployment rate fell to 5.1% in August, compared to a revised 5.2% rate in the previous month, the Bucharest-based National Institute of Statistics (INS) said citing provisional data.

The number of unemployed fell 10.200 from the previous month to 422.500, it said in a statement.

The jobless rate among women was 4.1% versus 5.8% among men.

The jobless rate among adults aged between 25 and 74 was estimated at 3.9%.

The level of unemployment among young people aged between 15 and 24 remains high, at 22.8%. 

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