German April Jobless Dipping Below 4 Million

The number of unemployed people in Germany fell to 3.967 mln in April, dipping below the politically key mark of 4 million for the first time in several years, said Labour Minister Franz Muentefering.

In March, the jobless total fell by 114,000 to 4.108 million on an unadjusted basis, according to labour office data. The corresponding seasonally adjusted figure was down 65,000 at 3.832 million.