Destatis released its unemployment figures for Germany on Tuesday. The number of unemployed people in Germany declined by 6,000 in May, missing expectations for a 10,000 decline, after a 9,000 drop in April.
April's figure was revised up from a 8,000 fall.
The number of unemployed people was 2.786 million in May, the lowest level since December 1991.
Germany's adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.4% in May, in line with expectations.