Press Release of Quarterly Bulletin - 1st Quarter of 2019

The employment estimated for the 1st quarter of 2019 in Azores, registered a positive evolution ( 0,3%) when compared with same quarter of 2018. The unemployment rate was 8,4%. This value is down 0,5 p.p. percentage points (p.p.) from the same quarter of 2018 and 0,1 p.p. from the previous quarter. According to the available indicators, the Azorean economic activity has shown a global positive evolution in the 1st quarter 2019.