Press Release of Quarterly Bulletin - 4Th Quarter of 2019

The employment estimated for the 4th quarter of 2019 in Azores, registered a positive evolution ( 0,8%) when compared with same quarter of 2018. The unemployment rate was 7,6%. This value is down 0,9 p.p. percentage points (p.p.) when compared with the same quarter of 2018, and up 0,3 p.p. from the previous quarter. According to the available indicators, the Azorean economic activity has shown a global positive evolution in 2019, including in the 4th quarter of 2019.