Dole queues continue to lengthen

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 21-11-2020 10:00:00 · 1 Comments
Dole queues continue to lengthen

The number of people registered as unemployed was 34.5 percent higher in October from a year ago due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with the Algarve region suffering the hardest blow.

Overall, more than 100,000 people have lost their jobs the past year in Portugal. In the Algarve, the number of registered jobless rose 134 percent to over 24,000. Around 72 percent of the newly unemployed worked in the services sector including restaurants and retail stores.


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Two sentences, five different numbers, no idea what the unemployment rate is in Portugal today.
great article

By Stephen Walker from Other on 22-11-2020 07:56
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