Portugal’s Unemployment Rate Rose to 15.8% in the Third Quarter
The unemployment rate increased from 15 percent in the second quarter and 12.4 percent in the third quarter of 2011, the Lisbon-based National Statistics Institute said today in an e-mailed statement.
The government predicts the unemployment rate will rise to 16.4 percent for all of 2013 from 15.5 percent this year.
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