Unemployment rate up to 8.4% or 252,000 people

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 16, 2009 14:13

The number of unemployed in Israel crossed the 250,000 mark in May, the Central Bureau of Statistics announced on Thursday. A total of 252,000 people were out of a job constituting 8.4% of the workforce. In April the figure stood at 8.2% while in March it was 7.9%.


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