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Can Spain Create 800,000 Jobs In Three Years?

Gemma Garcia Brosa via The Conversation | On October 7, Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez presented the government’s Plan for Recovery, Transformation and Resilience to access the resources of the European programme Next Generation EU and stated that 800,000 jobs will be created. The Spanish economy is undoubtedly capable of generating that number of jobs within three years. In fact, on average, more than 400,000 jobs have been created in Spain each year in 2014-2019. But does this target seem realistic now?

Spain has highest proportion of contracts of 6 months or less

Spain Has Highest Rate Of 6 Mths Or Less Contracts

According to data of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which links the increase in poverty to the length of contracts, in a comparison of 18 European countries, Spain has registered the largest proportion of contracts of 6 months or less. According to its forecasts, Spain’s unemployment rate will fall from 15.5% in 2018 to 14% in 2020.