Unemployment rate estimated at 9.1%
- 2nd Quarter 2009
14 August 2009
The unemployment rate estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2009 was 9.1%. This value is up 1.8 percentage points (p.p.) from the same quarter of 2008 and 0.2 p.p. from the previous quarter. The number of unemployed was estimated to reach 507.7 thousand individuals, having increased by 23.9% from the same quarter of the previous year, and by 2.4% from the previous quarter. The number of employed decreased by 2.9%, compared with the same quarter of 2008, and by 0.4%, compared with the previous quarter.