Spain unemployment





Unemployment in Spain: that accursed seasonality

Caretaker Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is stubbornly holding on to his target-promise that Spain can create 20 million jobs by 2020 if the current economic policy is maintained. But the reality of the Spanish economy is just as obstinately demonstrating that there are very considerable holes.


Spain July unemployed falls to lowest level since August 2009

It’s good news for Spain’s economic recovery. The number of unemployed people registered with Spain’s public employment services dropped by 83,993, or 2.2%, in July from June to 3.683.061 million, the lowest level since August 2009. It was also the biggest fall in the month of July since 1997.


Spanish jobless rate drops to a still painful 20%

Summer’s here and so are seasonal contracts. The latest employment survey showed the jobless rate in Spain went down to 20% in Q2, its lowest level since the summer of 2010. And yet employment is still a heavy burden for Spaniards, Greece being the only EU country with a higher rate.




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May sees record drop in Spain unemployment

The Corner | June 3, 2015 | Good news for Spain’s economic recovery. The number of unemployed people in Spain saw a sharp drop in May, marking the largest fifth-month decline since records began in 1996.