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21 October 2017
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Unemployment falls to 9-year low

in News · 05-10-2017 12:18:00 · 0 Comments

Jobless queues are their shortest since November 2008.

According to new figures, the unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent in July. Estimates are that the current rate will remain unchanged in August. The number of people in Portugal receiving unemployment benefits totalled 185,473 in August, down 14.3 percent on the same month of last year and the lowest since January 2002, according to official figures released earlier this month.

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Edition 1446
21 October 2017
Edition: 1446

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