Press Release of Quarterly Bulletin - 1st Quarter of 2020

The employment estimated for the 1st quarter of 2020 in Azores, registered a positive evolution ( 0,2%) when compared with same quarter of 2019. The unemployment rate was 7,2%. This value is down 1,2 p.p. percentage points (p.p.) when compared with the same quarter of 2019, and 0,4 p.p. from the previous quarter. According to the available indicators, the Azorean economic activity has shown a global positive evolution in 1st quarter 2020.