Press Release of Quarterly Bulletin - 3rd Quarter of 2019

The employment estimated for the 3rd quarter of 2019 in Azores, registered a positive evolution (+3,1%) when compared with same quarter of 2018. The unemployment rate was 7,3%. This value is down 0,9 p.p. percentage points (p.p.) from the previous quarter and the down 1,4 p.p. when compared with the third quarter of 2018 According to the available indicators, the Azorean economic activity has shown a global positive evolution in the 3rd quarter of 2019.