Unemployment in Denmark lowest for six years

The unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in August

Young people aged 25-29 years have the highest unemployment rate:  7.5 percent (photo: iStock) Young people aged 25-29 years have the highest unemployment rate: 7.5 percent (photo: iStock)
September 30th, 2015 11:31 am| by Lucie Rychla
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Unemployment in Denmark is the lowest in six years, reports Finans.dk.

Over the past three months, the unemployment rate has been gradually falling from 4.7 percent in June to 4.5 percent in August.

In August, just 120,800 people were unemployed, which is 2,300 fewer than in July and the lowest level since April 2009.

Young people aged 16-24 have the lowest unemployment rate (3 percent), while those aged 25-29 have the highest (7.5 percent).

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