Portugal's monthly unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.0% in August, from a revised reading in the previous month, the National Statistics Institute (INE) said in its flash estimate on Thursday.

The youth unemployment rate (15 to 24 years old) fell to 16.7% in August, from 17.7% in the previous month and from 22.8% a year ago. (Reporting by Jakub Olesiuk; Editing by Patricia Vicente Rua)