According to the National Statistical Institute, the national unemployment rate was 7.1% between August and October. Although the figure is 5 percentage points lower than that of July and September, it indicates an increase of 0.1% in 2017 compared to the same period.
According to the institution, according to the voice of President Piñera, "the Chilean economy is continuing and is saving time" The loss ", the reality is, indicators of unemployment, growth and investment Indicators show that the indicators continue to work without any support.
In the report, INE stated that the main reason why unemployment remained above 7% was the expansion of 1.4% of the workforce by 1.4% of employment (1.0%). more pressure on the labor market.
What is positive is that the female unemployment rate is down from the alarming 8.1% mark of September for the Metropolitan Region. This time, unemployed women at national level increased by 7.4%, which in any case increased by 0.1%. men and men increased by 0.6% and 6.9% compared to the same period last year.
In the twelve months, the unemployment rate increased in nine regions, fell to five and did not change in Aysén. The highest increase was recorded in Atacama (1.6 points). The counterpart was Magellan, with a decline of 1.7 points.