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March . 22 . 2021 SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 www.ine.pt page 7/11 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 10 | [email protected] Month-on-month rate of change In January 2021, compared to the previous month, the IPI registered a rate of change of -1.3% (1.8% in the previous month). The groupings that make up this index presented the followingmonth- -on-month rates of change: • Consumer goods : 1.4%; • Intermediate goods : -5.0%; • Investment goods : -3.2%; • Energy : 2.5%. Major Industrial Groupings (month-on-month rate of change) More information available at: Industrial production index – January 2021 (02 March 2021) -0.7% -0.4% 4.4% 1.6% 1.8% 2.5% -3.2% -5.0% 1.4% -1.3% Energy Investment goods Intermediate goods Consumer goods Total Dec. 2020 Jan. 2021 In January, the employed population increased by 0.4%, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.4 percentage points (p.p.) and the labour underutilisation rate decreased by 0.9 p.p. The monthly estimates presented correspond to moving quarters, whose reference month is the central month of each of these quarters. Thus, the definitive estimates for December include the months of November, December and January, while the provisional estimates for January comprise the months of December, January and February. The estimates are calculated considering the population aged 15 to 74 years and the values are seasonally adjusted. In January 2021 (provisional results): • The employment rate was 60.2% (-0.1 p.p. than in the previous month and -2.2 p.p. compared to the same month in 2020); • The unemployment rate stood at 7.2% (+0.4 p.p. than in the previous month and than in January 2020), with the following developments in the youth and adult population: Unemployment rate in the youth and adult population Dec. 2020 and Jan. 2021 24.7% 5.9% 25.4% 6.3% Youth popula�on Adult popula�on Dec-20 Jan -21

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