According to the National Statistics Institute (INE), between April and June, the unemployed population, estimated at 298.8 thousand people, decreased by 3.1% (9.6 thousand) compared to the previous quarter and fell by 13.6 % (46.9 thousand) compared to the same quarter of the previous year.

The employed population was estimated at almost 4.908 million people and remained “practically unchanged from the previous quarter”.