THE ACTIVE POPULATION REACH FIGURES OF BEFORE THE CRISIS
The active population, people between 15 and 64 years who exercise paid employment, was of 43.402 people in the first quarter of 2018. The figures are similar to those before the economic crisis, since in 2010 the active population was of 43.050 people. In the same sense, the unemployment rate stands at 2.3%, a point below the value of the first quarter of 2017. Currently, the total number of the employed population is 44.442 people, which is an increase of 0.6 points over the previous quarter and of 1,7 points compared to the same period of 2017.
Regarding the unemployment rate, 2,3%, remains at the minimum values and the number of unemployed is estimated at 1.040 people.