RTTNews - Tuesday, a report by the Netherlands' Central Bureau of Statistics said the jobless rate climbed to 4.8% in the April to June period from 4.6% in the previous three-month period. A year earlier, the rate was 4%.

During the period, on an unadjusted basis, the number of unemployed persons increased to 373,000 from 358,000 in the preceding three months. The highest jobless rate was for the 15-24 population, at 11.4%.

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