Friday , July 30 2021

Unemployment is 6.8 per cent in the period from September to October to November

The National Institute of Statistics (INE) published the National Employment Survey (ENE) for the mobile quarter from September to November 2018, which registered the national unemployment rate of 6.8%, which is 0.3 percentage points more than the same period of the previous year. But it was 0.3 pp. lower than the previous quarter of August-September-October.

The unemployed increased by 6.7%, explained by the unemployed (4.7%) and by job seekers for the first time (25.1%).

Compared with the previous quarter, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has not changed, it is 7.1%, informs INE.

By the employees in the registered period, they grew by 0.5% in 12 months, which is equivalent to 42,149 persons. Public servants (2.8%) and private employees (0.5%) are the categories that most affected the expansion of the unemployed.

The annual growth of the employees was influenced by those who usually worked 45 hours a week (1.5%), and half of the employees (2.1%), led by the second of those who volunteered in that modality 4.1%).

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