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Labour costs per hour worked in Spain grew by 4.5% annually in 1Q24 and wage costs by 4.2%

Link Securities | The National Statistics Institute (INE) published yesterday that the labour cost per hour worked measured by the Harmonised Labour Cost Index (HLCI), keeping the structure by branch of activity constant, increased by 4.5% in 1Q2024 compared to 1Q2023, in seasonally and calendar-adjusted figures. In unadjusted data, the year-on-year variation in the hourly cost was 7.5%. In turn, wage costs grew 4.2% year-on-year in 1Q2024 in seasonally and…

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Employment

Unemployment in Spain down by 58,650 in May to 2,608,850 while Social Security enrolment reaches new record of 21.3 M employed people

The number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services fell by 58,650 people in May compared to the previous month, representing a decrease of 2.2% in percentage terms, according to data published on Tuesday by the Ministry of Labour and Social Economy. After the decline in May, driven mainly by the services sector, the total number of unemployed stood at 2,607,850 unemployed, its lowest figure for…