Jordan Unemployment Reaches 13.1% in 2011, Jordan Times Says

Jordan’s unemployment rate averaged 13.1 percent in 2011, according to the Jordan Times said.

Unemployment in the last quarter rose to 12.1 percent compared with 11.8 percent during the year-earlier period, it said, citing the Department of Statistics.

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