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16 December 2017
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Unemployment beneficiaries hit 15-year low

in News · 28-09-2017 14:13:00 · 0 Comments

The number of people receiving unemployment benefits in Portugal has hit a 15-year low.

In August 185,473 people were on benefits, down 14.3 percent on the same month of last year and the lowest since January 2002, according to official figures released yesterday. The average value of unemployment benefits processed in August was just over €465. According to the latest figures from the Job Centre, 418,200 people were signed on at centres in August.

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Edition 1454
16 December 2017
Edition: 1454

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