MEXICO CITY, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Mexican unemployment rose in
September, when massive floods hit the country, the national
statistics agency said on Friday, in a sign that the economy was
still struggling after a slowdown in the first half of the year.
Latin America's No. 2 economy is expected to grow 1.3
percent this year, down sharply from 3.8 percent in 2012,
according to a Reuters poll issued on Thursday.
Seasonally adjusted (s/a) unemployment rate data and
seasonally unadjusted data follow.
Sept Aug Sept 2012
Jobless rate s/a 4.92 4.79 4.65
Jobless rate 5.29 5.17 5.01