MCO ups unemployment to 34-year high, says stats dept
Updated 3 years ago ·
Published on 8 May 2020 2:24PM ·
UNEMPLOYMENT increased by 17.1% in March due to the movement control order (MCO) to stop Covid-19 transmission, the Statistics Department said in its latest labour report.
The percentage increase was from 521,300 jobless people in March last year, to 610,500 people in the same month this year.
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