17 December 2012

Tunisia: Employment Strategy Seeks to Bring Unemployment Rate to 10 Percent By 2017 - Minister

Kasbah — The national strategy for employment (2013-2017) will seek to reduce the unemployment rate by 1.5% per year in order to bring the rate of inactive population to 10% by 2017.

Speaking to the press on Monday in Kasbah, Mr. Maatar said from the Revolution until November 2011, the number of jobless people reached 750 thousand against 579 thousand in November 2010.

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