The number of people employed in Germany has fallen to its lowest level since reunification in 1990. About 34 million people were employed in Germany during 1997, 1.3 per cent lower than in 1996, according to the Federal Bureau of Statistics. Unemployment reached its highest level since reunification, with almost 4.4 million people without work.
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German jobless figure up