According to the INE's 'Monthly Employment and Unemployment Estimates', in July “the unemployment rate stood at 5.9%, 0.1 percentage points lower than in the previous month”.

These statistics also revised the June unemployment rate downwards, from the provisional value of 6.1% to 6.0%, “the same value as the previous month, 0.2 percentage points higher than in the three months before and lower by 0.8 percentage points than a year earlier”.