RTTNews - Thursday, the French statistical office INSEE announced that the ILO jobless rate stood at 9.1% in the second quarter, up from 8.5% in the first quarter, revised from 9.1% reported initially.

The number of unemployed totaled 2.6 million persons in the second quarter.

At the same time, the ILO underemployment rate stood at 5.9%, faster than the 5.3% in the first quarter.

The ILO jobless rate in metropolitan France and overseas departments was 9.5% in the second quarter.

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