RTTNews - Macau jobless rate stood at 3.5% in the March to May period, down 0.3 percentage points from the preceding three-month period, but higher by 0.6 percentage points from last year, the Statistics and Census Service said Monday.

During the three months ended May, the number of unemployed persons decreased by 1,100 from the previous period to 12,000. Meanwhile, of the 333,000 persons in the labor force, 321,000 were employed.

The labor force participation rate stood at 72.6%, unchanged from the previous three-month period, but down 0.2 percentage points from the previous year.

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