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Jobless rate at 9-year low

by TPN/ Lusa, in News · 09-11-2017 13:21:00 · 0 Comments



The Portuguese unemployment rate has dropped to 8.5 percent during the third quarter of the year.

Jobless rate at 9-year low

 

According to Portugal Statistics, the last time dole queues were this short was back in the final quarter of 2008.

 

The increased rate of employment has seen the number of jobless workers drop by over 100,000 in the past 12 months.

 

While there was a slight increase in the unemployment rate of under 25s the last quarter, overall, this number has shrunk by a quarter since September 2016.

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Edition 1450
18 November 2017
Edition: 1450

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