Unemployment rate falls in March

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Business · 31-05-2021 15:19:00 · 0 Comments

The unemployment rate was 6.6% in March, minus 0.2 percentage points compared to February and another 0.3 percentage points in year-on-year terms, according to the INE.

According to the "Monthly Estimates of Employment and Unemployment" released today by the National Statistics Institute (INE), in March, the unemployed population decreased 3% in relation to February 2021, having increased 4.9% compared to March 2020 .

The unemployment rate, according to the concept of the International Labor Organization (ILO), stood at 6.6%, 0.2 percentage points less than in the previous month and 0.3 percentage points more than in the previous year.

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