Unemployment in Argentina decreases in the third quarter

The INDEC reported on 26 November 2016 that third quarter unemployment stood at 8.5 percent, affecting 1 million Argentines. This was a decrease from the previous quarter, which closed with an unemployment rate of 9.3 percent (La Nacion). According to this report, the areas most affected by unemployment were Buenos Aires (7.25 percent), Salta (20 percent), Gran Córdoba (16.4 percent), Mar de Plata (19.5 percent) and Gran Rosario (13.8 percent) (Minúto Uno, 25 November 2016).