Socialist MP praises unemployment rate falling 16-year record low

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 02-09-2018 08:32:00 · 0 Comments
Socialist MP praises unemployment rate falling 16-year record low


Portugal’s socialist member of parliament Idália Serrão has praised the country’s unemployment rate falling to a record-low in 16 years.

Portugal’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in June, according to figures from the National Statistics Institute, from 7 percent the previous month.


Ms. Serrão said: “There is an improved job market, with the unemployment rate falling and the number of employed Portuguese citizens rising.”



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