Employment Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2013, INE

Page created: Wednesday, 7 August 2013 12:00GMT | Updated: Monday, 31 March 2014 17:13GMT

Press Release:  07 August 2013 - 9 Page(s)
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The unemployment rate estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2013 was 16.4%. This value is up 1.4 percentage points from the same quarter of 2012 and down 1.3 percentage points from the previous quarter.
There were 886.0 thousand unemployed people, which corresponds to a year-on-year increase of 7.1% and to a quarterly decrease of 7.0% (more 59.1 thousand and less 66.2 thousand people, respectively).
There were 4 505.6 thousand employed people, which corresponds to a year-on-year decrease of 3.9% and to a quarterly increase of 1.6% (less 182.6 thousand and more 72.4 thousand people, respectively).



Original title:  The unemployment rate estimate was 16.4% - 2nd Quarter 2013