In July of 2014 there were 127,054 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, 422 more than the previous month. Compared to the same month of a year earlier, unemployment fell by 1,462 persons.
Youth unemployment (15 to 24 years) increased by 1,695 persons (11.3 percent) up to 16,647 persons, but decreased in 984 persons (-5.6 percent) from a year earlier.
The number of jobseekers totalized 180,822 in July of 2014, recording 133 persons more than in June and less 576 persons from a year earlier (-0.3 percent).
The number of vacancies registered at the regional employment centers decreased by 971 to 13,240, in July of 2014.