Sweden’s unemployment rate rose in the second quarter due to the epidemic

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Stockholm, August 12th, the Swedish Statistical Bureau released data showing that the unemployment rate continued to rise in the second quarter of the new century, and the youth group was seriously affected by the new crown epidemic. According to the labor force survey data released by the Bureau of statistics, the number of unemployed people without seasonal adjustment in the second quarter was 505000, with an unemployment rate of 9.1%, an increase of 2.1 percentage points year on year. < / P > < p > Magda todenmalm, head of the labor force survey at the Bureau of statistics, said: “the number of unemployed people in the 15-44 age group has increased, with the largest increase being among the young people aged 15-24.” < / P > < p > statistics released by the Swedish public employment service show that the growth of the number of newly registered unemployed has slowed down in the summer after a substantial increase in the number of newly registered unemployed in the spring.