Employment and Unemployment Estimates, October 2016, INE

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Employment   Unemployment

The definitive unemployment rate estimate for September 2016 was 10.9%, remaining unchanged from the previous month’s level and having decreased by 0.1 percentage points (p.p.) from three months before. That estimate corresponds to an upwards revision by 0.1 p.p. of the provisional estimate released one month ago (10.8%).
The definitive unemployed population estimate for September was 558.2 thousand people, having decreased 0.3% from the previous month’s level (1.6 thousand fewer people).
The September 2016 definitive employed population estimate was 4,567.9 thousand people, down 0.1% from the previous month’s level (5.1 thousand fewer people).
The provisional unemployment rate estimate for October 2016 was 10.8%. For this month, the provisional estimate for the unemployed population was 553.7 thousand people and for the employed population was 4,569.6 thousand people.

Original title:  The September 2016 definitive unemployment rate estimate was 10.9% - October 2016

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