Strong growth of unemployment in Mar del Plata ¬ęDiario The Capital of Mar del Plata


Mar del Plata returned to podium of unemployment. With an index of 11.8% in the third quarter of the year, it was in second place in the national ranking.

The percentage supposes a growth of almost three points compared with 9% in the same period last year and even greater if compared tol 8.2% in the second quarter of 2018.

According to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) in Mar del Plata There are 36 thousand unemployed, 52 underemployed and 78 thousand unemployed people.

The city is only surpassed by the Santa Rosa-Toay conglomerate, with 13.2%.

At the national level, the unemployment rate advanced to 9% in the third quarter of the year, 0.7% more than a year ago.



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