Monthly Employment and Unemployment Estimates
Unemployment rate estimated at 13.3% - January 2015
27 February 2015
The unemployment rate estimate for January 2015 was 13.3%. This value is down 0.3 percentage points from the one estimated for December 2014.
The unemployed population was estimated to be 683.2 thousand people, down 1.5% from December 2014 (less 10.5 thousand). The employed population was estimated to be 4,441.3 thousand people, increasing 0.5% (more 21.0 thousand) from the previous month.
For these estimates, it was considered the population aged 15 to 74 and the values were seasonally adjusted.
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