May . 11 . 2020 page 10/14 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 00 | [email protected] www.ine.pt SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 Value of national purchases through automatic payment terminals in March 2020 compared to the same period of the previous year Alcochete Matosinhos Alcochete Coimbra Faro Braga Aveiro Batalha T. de Moncorvo Manteigas Calheta Viseu Madalena Vieira do Minho Mourão Azambuja S.M. Agraço V. V. de Ródão Sardoal Grândola Penafiel Beja Boticas Bragança Monforte V.F. de Xira Arouca Porto Santo Góis Aljezur Vila Verde C. de Ansiães Belmonte Porto Santo V.N. de Paiva Calheta Alandroal Alpiarça Proença-a-Nova Mação Odemira Cinfães Cuba Montalegre Vimioso Arronches 0,0 0,5 1,0 1,5 2,0 A.M. Lisboa A.M. Porto Portugal Região de Coimbra Algarve Cávado Região de Aveiro Região de Leiria Douro Beiras e S. Estrela R.A. Madeira Viseu Dão Lafões R.A. Açores Ave Alentejo Central Lezíria do Tejo Oeste Beira Baixa Alto Minho Médio Tejo Alentejo Litoral Tâmega e Sousa Baixo Alentejo Alto Tâmega Terras de TM Alto Alentejo Menor Valor municipal NUTS III Maior Valor Municipal N.º PORTUGAL Viana do Castelo V.N. de Cerveira Arruda dos Vinhos Cabeceiras de Basto Castanheira de Pêra Albergaria-a-Velha Algarve with highest increase of unemployed registered in employment centres per thousand inhabitants in March 2020, compared to the same period of the previous year In March 2020, there was an increase in the number of unemployed per thousand inhabitants of working age for mainland Portugal and for the respective five NUTS 2 regions, compared to the same month in the previous year, with the greatest variations being registered in the regions of Algarve (+152.5%) and Alentejo (+57.5%). In 123 of the 278 municipalities in mainland Portugal, the number of unemployed registered in employment centres during the month of March 2020 was higher than the corresponding flow in the same period of the previous year. Of these, 35 municipalities, mostly located in the Alentejo and Algarve regions, stand out for presenting, in March 2020, a flow of unemployed two times higher than the one registered in the same month of the previous year.