Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2011, INE

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Press Release:  16 February 2012 - 7 Page(s)
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The unemployment rate estimated for the 4th quarter of 2011 was 14.0%. This value is up 1.6 percentage points from the previous quarter.

The number of unemployed was 771.0 thousand, which corresponds to a quarter-on-quarter increase of 11.8% (more 81.4 thousand persons).

The number of employed was 4 735.04thousand, which corresponds to a quarter-on-quarter decrease of 2.4% (less 118.3 thousand persons).

The annual average unemployment rate was 12.7% in 2011 and the unemployed population was 706.1 thousand.



Original title:  Unemployment rate at 14.0% - 4th Quarter 2011