Coronavirus in Chile: Unemployment Rises to 11.2 Percent, Highest Level in Decade

The national unemployment rate grew by four percent over the same period in 2019. The National Institute of Statistics said it is the highest jump since 2010.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The novel coronavirus pandemic pushed unemployment in Chile in the March-May quarter to 11.2 percent, its highest figure in a decade, the National Institute of Statistics (INE) reported on Tuesday, June 30th.

The national unemployment rate thereby grew by four percent over the same period in 2019, "the highest since 2010" and burdened by containment measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the country, the institute said.

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