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  • Tuesday, November 28th 2023 - 10:33 UTC

    Uruguay's population aging and shrinking were it not for immigrants

    Without immigrants, “we would have to be announcing a population drop,” Aboal said

    Uruguay's National Institute of Statistics (INE) announced Monday in Montevideo that there were 3,444,263 people living in the South American country, a meager 1% growth from 2011 figures. Were it not for immigration, the Uruguayan population would have contracted, it was explained.

  • Friday, September 1st 2023 - 08:20 UTC

    Paraguay's population below 2015 projections, census shows

    Ojeda confirmed the downward trend in the fertility rate

    Paraguay's National Institute of Statistics (INE) Thursday released its preliminary conclusions on the country's latest census, whereby the entire population would amount to 6,109,644 people (3,078,994 are men and 3,030,650 are women), thus falling noticeably short of the 2015 projections that foresaw 7,453,695 inhabitants by 2022, it was reported in Asunción. A total of 2,109,864 dwellings were counted nationwide.

  • Wednesday, August 23rd 2023 - 09:00 UTC

    Unemployment keeps dropping in Uruguay

    The trend keeps dropping as new people join the labor market

    Unemployment in Uruguay fell yet again last month to stand at 7.8%, according to a report released Tuesday in Montevideo by the National Statistics Institute (INE). Thus, the drop from June's figures was 0.4% for a total of some 144,400 jobless people in the South American country from 152,500 the month before.

  • Tuesday, July 12th 2022 - 13:08 UTC

    Inflation in Chile at record level since June 1994

    The Chilean central bank said foreign investment in the first half of the year reached US$ 9,6bn, which is 17% higher than the average of the last five years

    Inflation in Chile reached 0,9% in June, 7,1% in the first half of the year and 12,5% in the last twelve months, which is the highest since 28 years, in June 1994.

  • Saturday, September 18th 2021 - 09:06 UTC

    Unemployment on the rise in Uruguay, INE study shows

    In October 2020 unemployment reached 11.2%

    Unemployment continues to be on an upward trend in Uruguay, according to data released Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

  • Tuesday, October 1st 2019 - 09:50 UTC

    Chile's production of copper and lithium increased during August

    Copper output in world top producer Chile rose 11% to 517,902 tons in August compared to the same month the previous year, INE said

    Chile's production of both copper and lithium jumped in August, even as the country's manufacturing production dropped 1.5% compared with the same month the previous year, government data showed on Monday.

  • Monday, July 31st 2017 - 08:06 UTC

    Spanish economy recovering strongly reaches pre-2008 size

    Spain was bailed out in 2012 by the EU at the height of Europe's debt crisis. Its figures were among the strongest of a batch of latest European economic data

    Spain's economy grew by 0.9% in the second quarter thanks to improved exports and household spending. The growth figure, a first estimate from the National Statistics Institute (INE), suggests the country's economy has finally grown back to the size it was before the credit crunch of 2008.

  • Thursday, April 6th 2017 - 12:53 UTC

    Uruguay's March inflation finally drops to the Central bank target range

    Regarding food and beverage, bread and cereals was up 0.89% in March. Meat climbed 0.35%, pushed mainly by higher poultry prices, 3.47%.

    Consumer prices in Uruguay rose 0.68% in March, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, bringing the country's 12-month inflation rate to 6.81%. It was the first time since December 2010 that Uruguayan inflation was within the country's 3% to 7% target range.

  • Wednesday, December 7th 2016 - 17:34 UTC

    Uruguay's unemployment drops to 7.1% in October

    Economy Minister Danilo Astori anticipates half-point growth for 2016 as unemployment falls in Uruguay

    Unemployment in Uruguay in October fell to 7.1% and marked the lowest monthly record of the year, according to data published on Tuesday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). In September this index was at 8.4% and a year ago, in October 2015, at 8.5%.

  • Friday, December 4th 2015 - 05:23 UTC

    Uruguayan government unable to keep inflation below two digits

    The item with the largest influence was Food and beverage, representing a third of November's 0.43% increase.

    Inflation in Uruguay during the first eleven months of 2015 was double digit, 10.04%, a figure which if confirmed by the end of the year, could trigger a rash of labor review demands from unions. According to the country's stats office INE, in November retail prices climbed 0.43%, and in the last twelve months reached 9.46%, ahead of October's 9.15%.

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