Unemployment continues to fall, hits 5.7% end September

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The unemployment total in the Netherlands fell again the third quarter of the year, taking the jobless rate to 5.7% of the working population, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday.

In total, the number of people without a job of at least 12 hours a week fell by 84,000 to 510,000 in the third quarter.

People are also beginning to find jobs more quickly, particularly the under 25s, the CBS said.

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