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Portugal — Unemployment at 10.6% in Q1 2010

19 May 2010

The latest statistics published by Statistics Portugal (INE), show that the estimated unemployment rate for the first quarter of 2010 reached 10.6%.

This value is up by +1.7 percentage points (p.p.) from the same quarter of 2009 and up by +0.5 p.p. from the previous quarter.

The number of unemployed was estimated to reach 592.2 thousand individuals, having increased by +19.4% from the same quarter of the previous year, and by +5.1% from the previous quarter.

The number of employed decreased by -1.8%, compared with the same quarter of 2009, and by -0.3%, compared with the previous quarter.
 
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