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Jobless rate 3.9 percent in September

Hungary's jobless rate stood at 3.9 percent in September, edging down from 4 percent in August but up from 3.7 percent twelve months earlier, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

The rate covers unemployment among people between the ages of 15 and 74.

In absolute terms, there were 191,200 unemployed in September, 4,200 fewer than in August but 11,400 more than twelve months earlier.

The rolling three-month average jobless rate stood at 4.1 percent in September, unchanged from August and up from 3.6 percent twelve months earlier.

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