Press Release 27/07/2016
The GDP of the Basque Country posted a 3.0% year-on-year growth in the second quarter of 2016
The quarter-on-quarter variation rate stood at 0.7%
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Basque Country posted a year-on-year growth of 3.0% in the second quarter of 2016, once corrected for calendar and seasonal effects, according to the advance data prepared by EUSTAT. With regards to the previous quarter, the quarter-on-quarter variation rate was 0.7.
From the perspective of supply, year-on-year growth in the second quarter of 2016 was underpinned, above all, by an upward trend in the services sector, together with a relative slowdown in the industry growth rate.
Employment, measured as full-time equivalent jobs, has increased by 1.8% in this second quarter of 2016. Quarter-on-quarter growth was 0.6%.
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