RTTNews - Thursday, the Statistics Austria announced that the jobless rate stood at 4.7% in the first quarter, up from 4% in the previous quarter. A year ago, the jobless rate was 4.2%.

The number of unemployed totaled 196,700 persons in the first quarter, larger than the 168,800 persons in the previous quarter.

The number of employed stood at 4.02 million, down from 4.09 million in the fourth quarter.

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