Average rate of unemployed M’sians at 3%

KOTA BARU: The average annual unemployment rate in Malaysia from 2011 until 2014 was at 3%.

Describing the employment situation in the first four years of 10th Malaysia Plan (2011-2015), Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar said although Malaysia has more than 400,000 people looking for jobs at any given time, the government had set a target that 75% of graduates would find employment within six months of graduation.

Abdul Wahid added that more than 53,000 graduates with diplomas or degrees and those who passed SPM and STPM had benefited from the 1Malaysia Training Scheme (SL1M) introduced in 2011.


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