Jaffna unemployment rate increases

Monday, 17 September 2018 - 15:00

Unemployment has increased to 10.7% in Jaffna, a recent study by the government says.

Accordingly, the percentage of unemployed individuals in Jaffna was reported as 5.7% and 7% in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

In Mullaitivu, the percentage of unemployed individuals has increased to 4.8% from 3.7% in 2016.

Two (2) Covid -19 patients identified – Total number reported in SL increases to 117
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Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) closed for trading tomorrow (Monday 30)
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Thomas Schaefer, finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, commit suicide over Coronavirus
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