Unemployment rate estimated at 10.6% - 2nd Quarter 2010
17 August 2010
The unemployment rate estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2010 was 10.6%. This value is up 1.5 percentage points (p.p.) from the same quarter of 2009 and equal to the observed value in the previous quarter. The number of unemployed was estimated to reach 589.8 thousand individuals, having increased by 16.2% from the same quarter of the previous year, and decreased by 0.4% from the previous quarter. The number of employed decreased by 1.7%, compared with the same quarter of 2009, and by 0.3%, compared with the previous quarter.
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