Portugal's unemployment soars 9% in March, Algarve worst hit

in News · 21-04-2020 09:47:00 · 1 Comments

Unemployment in Portugal rose almost 9% in March following lockdown measures

In the Algarve, the number of people registered as unemployed soared 41% in March compared to the same period last year.

The unemployment rate, currently at 6.5%, is expected to more than double to 13.9% this year due to the impact of the coronavirus.


Comments:

Unemployment didn't rose almost 9%... It was almost 9 percentage points.

By JJussi from Other on 21-04-2020 07:09
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