MCO: Unemployment rate rises to 10-year high, 110k no longer employed

Modified 8 May 2020, 7:01 am

The country's unemployment rate hit 3.9 percent in March, the highest since June 2010 when the rate was 3.6 percent, said the Statistics Department.

"This high unemployment rate was mainly attributed to the adverse impact of the movement control order (MCO) on the labour market," the department said in a statement today.

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