Employment Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2012, INE

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The unemployment rate estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2012 was 15.0 per cent. This value is up 2.9 percentage points from the same quarter of 2011 and 0.1 percentage points from the previous quarter.

There were 826.9 thousand unemployed people, which corresponds to an year-on-year increase of 22.5 per cent and to a quarterly increase of 0.9 per cent (more 151.9 thousand and 7.6 thousand people, respectively).

There were 4 688.2 thousand employed people, which corresponds to an year-on-year decrease of 4.2 per cent and to a quarterly increase of 0.6 per cent (less 204.8 thousand and more 25.7 thousand people, respectively).



Original title:  Unemployment rate at 15.0 per cent - 2nd Quarter 2012