Unemployment rate estimated at 7.3%
- 2nd Quarter 2008
14 August 2008
The unemployment rate estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2008 was 7.3%. This value is down 0.6 percentage points (p.p.) from the same quarter of 2007 and down 0.3 p.p. from the previous quarter. The number of unemployed was estimated to reach 409.9 thousand individuals, having decreased by 6.9% from the same quarter of the previous year, and by 4.0% from the previous quarter. The number of employed increased by 1.4%, compared with the same quarter of 2007, and by 0.7%, compared with the previous quarter.