The unemployment rate in the mobile quarter in September-November reached 6.8 percent, which is 0.3 percentage points higher than the same period last year.r, according to data from the National Employment Survey of the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
According to the state agency, this figure is the result of a 0.9 percent increase in the labor force, while the number of employees increased by 0.5 percent over the same period.
In the same time, seasonally adjusted, the unemployment rate remained at 7.1 percent, the same level of the previous sliding quarter.
The growth in employment by 0.5 percent compared with the same quarter last year was due to the health sector (7.6 percent), construction (3.4 percent) and transport (4.1 percent). ).
On the other hand, the main decline was concentrated in the manufacturing industry (-5.9 percent), trade (-1.5 percent) and households as employers (-5.2 percent).
Professional categories of public servants (2.8 percent) and individuals (0.5 percent) most affected the increase in the number of employees. On the other hand, self-employed workers have not changed, while the attendants (-3.9%) decreased.
?Now: the unemployment rate is 6.8% in September-October-November. The indicator is 0.3 points higher than the same date last year @Cooperativa
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