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Taiwan unemployment rate falls to 3.95 pct in October

Updated: 11 28 , 2016 14:46
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TAIPEI, Nov. 22 -- Taiwan's unemployment rate was 3.95 percent in October, down 0.04 percent from September, and 0.05 percent higher year on year, the island's statistics agency said Tuesday.

There were around 464,000 unemployed people in Taiwan at the end of October and 11.29 million in employment, according to a statement on the agency's website.

New university graduates' entry into the labor market in the month were cited as having an affect on the figures.

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