Slovenian unemployment at 13% in December

The Slovenian unemployment rate jumped to 13.0 percent in December 2012 from 12.2 percent in November, the eurozone country's statistics office said on Monday.

In December 2011, the unemployment rate had stood at 12.1 percent.

The total number of registered jobless in December 2012 reached 118,061 out of a 911.009-strong workforce compared with 111,471 jobless in November 2012.