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Unemployment dips in October to 7%

Illustrative: People shop at the Malha Mall in Jerusalem, on July 29, 2020.(Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
Illustrative: People shop at the Malha Mall in Jerusalem, on July 29, 2020.(Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

The unemployment rate in Israel dropped to 7 percent in October, from 7.9% a month earlier, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.

There are currently 301,000 Israelis out of work, the CBS says.

Before the pandemic, an estimated 150,000 Israelis, or 3.5%, were unemployed.

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