TABLE-Swiss unadj. jobless rate up at 3.1 pct in Nov
Zurich, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Swiss unemployment rate rose to a non-seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent in November from 2.9 percent in the previous month, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs said on Thursday. When adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate stood at 3.0 percent, unchanged from 3.0 percent in the previous month. KEY FIGURES Nov '12 Oct '12 Nov '11 Jobless rate unadj. pct* 3.1 2.9 3.1 Jobless rate adj. pct** 3.0 3.0 3.0 Registered unemployed 132,067 125,536 121,109 Job vacancies 15,876 15,726 17,395 * = non-seasonally adjusted ** = seasonally adjusted, year-ago month as stated in the latest monthly statistical report of the Swiss National Bank For more details from the SECO statement in German, Reuters 3000 Xtra users can click on: here FORECASTS IN REUTERS POLL: Unadjusted: Median 3.1 High 3.1 Low 3.0 Adjusted: Median 3.0 High 3.1 Low 3.0 For the adjusted rate, the median forecast was for 3.0 percent. BACKGROUND For a story on Swiss economy click on... For recent Swiss National Bank comments...
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