Colombia, among OECD countries where unemployment grew the most in January

Colombia, among OECD countries where unemployment grew the most in January

The Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD) indicated that the unemployment rate in the group was 5.3% in January 2022, which represents a stability in the pre-pandemic records, since it coincides with the data for February 2020, before the crisis was unleashed due to the covid-19,

(See: Hunty, the platform that helps to find employment).

Also, this is the lowest level since 2001, when the series began to be published.

Throughout the OECD, 35.9 million people still cannot find work, a figure 300,000 citizens lower than the level recorded in the pre-pandemic.

(See: Step by step to apply for vacancies for young people opened by the Government).

In January, the female unemployment in the body area was 5.5%, slightly lower than the 5.6% in December, while the vacancy rate masculine remained stable at 5.2%.

(See: Government announced 200,000 vacancies for young people between 18 and 28 years old).

With a drop of 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively, Mexico, Israel and South Korea were the countries with the largest reductions in their unemployment rate. Meanwhile, Canada Colombia and Denmark were the ones that grew the most with increases of 0.5%, 0.3%, and 0.2%, respectively.

The countries with the highest unemployment rates in the organization for the first month of the year were Greeceto (13.3%), Spain (12.7%) and Colombia (12.6%), being the only ones that exceeded the 10% mark.

(See: Optimism reigns in companies and the spirit of generating employment).


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