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Unemployment rate continues to fall

by TPN/ Lusa, in News · 10-08-2017 13:02:00 · 0 Comments

The unemployment rate in Portugal fell 1.3 percentage points to 8.8 percent in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter and was 2.0 percent down in comparison with the same period in 2016, the Portuguese National Statistics Institute (INE) said on Wednesday.

The job numbers published show that 461,400 people were out of work, a 11.9 percent reduction (62,500 fewer), in the second quarter, continuing the quarterly reductions seen since the second quarter of 2016. 

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Edition 1453
09 December 2017
Edition: 1453

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