FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Unemployment has decreased in Germany by 40,000 persons in October, following a decrease of 49,000 posted in September, according to data by the German Employment Office.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased, thus, to 8.7% in October from the 8.8% rate posted in September; in unadjusted terms, unemployment has decreased to 8.2% in October from 8.4% in September.

The unadjusted total amount of unemployed workers has decreased to 3.43 million from 3.54 million in September.