Agencia EFEApril 22, 2014 17:24
San Juan, Apr 22 (EFE).- Unemployment in Puerto Rico fell 0.3 percent last month to 14.7 percent, the Department of Labor and Human Resources said Tuesday.
In comparative quantities, the 172,000 jobless in March signified 6,000 fewer out of work than the month before, the department said in its monthly bulletin.
The figure for last month was higher than the 14.2-percent jobless rate registered in March 2013.
Puerto Rico's workforce participation rate, traditionally one of the lowest in the world, stood last March at 40.4 percent, down 0.3 percent from February.