Unemployment rate estimated at 15.8%
- 3rd Quarter 2012
14 November 2012
The unemployment rate estimated for the 3rd quarter of 2012 was 15.8 per cent. This value is up 3.4 percentage points from the same quarter of 2011 and 0.8 percentage points from the previous quarter.
There were 870.9 thousand unemployed people, which corresponds to an year-on-year increase of 26.3 per cent and to a quarterly increase of 5.3 per cent (more 181.3 thousand and 44.0 thousand people, respectively).
There were 4 656.3 thousand employed people, which corresponds to an year-on-year decrease of 4.1 per cent and to a quarterly decrease of 0.7 per cent (less 197.4 thousand and 31.9 thousand people, respectively).