The provisional unemployment rate estimate for May 2016 was 11.6%, remaining unchanged from the definitive estimate for April 2016.
The provisional unemployed population estimate for May 2016 was 587.4 thousand people, down 0.9% from the definitive estimate for April 2016 (less 5.2 thousand people). The provisional employed population estimate was
4,479.6 thousand people, down 0.6% from the previous month level (less 26.7 thousand people).
In these estimates, it was considered the population aged 15 to 74 and the values were seasonally adjusted.