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Unemployment in Chile falls to 8.5%, lowest figure since the pandemic arrived

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The unemployment rate in Chile dropped to 8.5% last August, which means a decrease of 4.4 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year and the lowest figure since March 2020, when the pandemic arrived in the country, informed this Thursday (30) the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

This figure results from the increase in the labor force (9.6%), lower than that presented by the employed (14.8%) and the 27.6% decrease in the unemployed, the institution added.

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