Registered unemployment up in November

egistered unemployment totaled 1,153,434 in November, from 1,043,709 in October (an increase of 10.51 pct) and 1,083,943 in November 2019 (an increase of 6.41 pct), Manpower Employment Authority (OAED) said on Friday.

OAED said that the number of registered unemployed people seeking jobs totaled 1,104,417 in November, of which 548,290 or 49.65 pct were long-term unemployed. Unemployed men totaled 408,988 and unemployed women 695,429.

The number of people receiving unemployment benefit totaled 150,862 in November.