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June's unemployment rate at 6.6%
Monthly Employment and Unemployment Estimates
June's unemployment rate at 6.6% - July 2019
29 August 2019


In June 2019, the unemployment rate was 6.6%, the same value of the previous month. This value follows an increase of 0.1 percentage points (pp) from three months before and a decrease of 0.3 pp from the same month of 2018. That value corresponds also to a downwards revision of 0.1 pp of the provisional estimate released one month ago.
In comparison to the previous month, the unemployed population has decreased by 2.8 thousand people (0.8%) and the employed population has decreased by 6.7 thousand people (0.1%).
The provisional unemployment rate estimate for July 2019 was 6.5% and decreased by 0.1 pp from the previous month.

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