The number of registered unemployed persons in Cyprus reached 52.112 persons in September 2013, marking an annual increase of 38.8% and an increase of 1.63% compared to previous month, according to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus.
The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of September 2013, reached 47.017 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that shows the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for September 2013 increased to 52.112 persons in comparison to 51.275 in the previous month.

In comparison with September 2012, an increase of 13.151 persons or 38,8% was recorded which was mainly observed in the sectors of trade (an increase of 2.515 unemployed persons), financial and insurance activities (an increase of 1.747), education (an increase of 1.742), construction (an increase of 1.264), manufacturing (an increase of 1.150), accommodation and food service activities (an increase of 614), as well as to newcomers in the labour market where an increase of 1.601 unemployed persons was recorded.

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