Unemployment rate estimated at 7.4%
- 3rd Quarter 2006
16 November 2006
The unemployment rate estimated for the third quarter of 2006 was 7.4%. This value is 0.3 percentage points (p.p.) lower than that of the same period of 2005 and 0.1 p.p. higher than that of the previous quarter. The number of unemployed was estimated to be 417.4 thousand individuals, decreasing by 2.9% from the same quarter of the previous year, and increasing by 2.9% from the previous quarter. The number of employed persons went up by 1.1% vis-à-vis the same quarter of 2005 and by 0.1% from the previous quarter.