Unemployment rises to 6.5%

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 28-11-2019 15:28:00 · 0 Comments

he unemployment rate in Portugal rose to 6.5% in September this year, 0.1 percentage points more than the previous month, and is expected to have remained at that figure in October, the Statistics Portugal (INE) said

According to INE, the provisional estimate of the unemployment rate for October is 6.5%, the same figure as of September.

The unemployment rate of 6.5% in September is 0.1 percentage points higher than the previous month and 0.1 percentage points lower than three months earlier and the same month in 2018.

The September figure represents a 0.1 percentage point downward revision of the provisional estimate released a month ago.


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