Unicef: Unemployment doubled among urban poor since September

Modified 8 Feb 2021, 4:47 am

A report by the United Nations children's fund (Unicef) has revealed that unemployment rates among low-income urban households doubled in the Klang Valley from September to December last year.

Based on a survey of 500 households in Kuala Lumpur’s low-cost flats, it was found that unemployment had increased from 7 percent in September to 15 percent in December.

One in three adults in these households...

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