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Spain: Unemployment Falls By 42,409 In June

The number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services (formerly Inem) fell by 42,409 in June (-1.4%). This brings the total number of unemployed below 2.9 million for the first time since autumn 2008. Specifically, June closed with 2,880,582 unemployed, its lowest figure since October 2008, at the beginning of the financial crisis, according to data published Monday by the Ministry of Labour and Social Economy….

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Yolanda Díaz’s statistical ‘trap’ will prevent 600,000 new unemployed people from joining the labour market

Discontinuous permanent workers are the most frequent group in the new hiring of the labour reform. They have multiplied by nine compared to 2019, creating 600,000 new contracts in just three months, and already represent 36% of permanent contracts. As the digital newspaper Vozpopuli explains today: The modality, which previously had a practically testimonial weight, with a few thousand, is designed for seasonal or seasonal jobs, with periods of standstill…

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Unemployment Falls (-99,512 People) In May From 3 Million (2.922 Million)

The number of unemployed people registered in the offices of the State Public Employment Service (SEPE) at the end of May 2022 is 2,922,991. The total number of unemployed had not fallen below three million since December 2008. The number of unemployed decreased in May by -99,512 persons (vs -86,260 persons in April). The number of unemployed stands at 2.922 million (-3.3% m/m and -22.7% y/y). The seasonally adjusted number…

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Spain Reaches 20 Million Employed While Temporary Employment In The Public Sector Reaches 32% Vs 22% In The Private Sector

April leaves 184,577 more contributors to the Social Security system in Spain and 86,260 fewer unemployed. This usually corresponds to a traditionally positive month for employment when it coincides with the Easter holiday period, with its good impact on jobs. The average number of affiliated members in April exceeded 20 million (20,019,080 people) and the number of unemployed fell to three million (3,022,503 unemployed). That said, we continue to lead…

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Unemployment Fell By 2,921 People Last Month, The Worst Month Of March In The Historical Series; Permanent Contracts Increased

The number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services fell by 2,921 in March (-0.09%), twenty times fewer than in the same month of 2021, when the number fell by 59,149 people. This year’s decline is the smallest in the historical series, since 1996. Until now, it was that of 2013, when unemployment fell by 4,979 people. In seasonally adjusted terms, registered unemployment rose in March…

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Spain Q3’21 Jobless Rate Improves To 14.57% Vs Previous 15.26%; Over 20 Million People In Work

Bankinter | Spain’s labour market is continuing on the road to recovery. The unemployment rate in Q3’21 improved to 14.57% from 15.26% in the previous one (and vs 14.10 expected). The Rate of Activity rose to 59.14% (+1,30 pp yr/yr), with the number of people in work exceeding 20 million. If we include the number of workers on an ERTE to September (239,000) and on freelance workers’ benefits (226,000), the…

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The IMF Revises Downwards Its Global Growth Forecast …And It Forecasts The Highest Unemployment Rate In Europe For Spain In 2021 (15.4%) And 2022 (14.8%)

In its October World Economic Outlook report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its growth estimate for the world economy to 5.9% from 6.0% in its July estimate. For 2022, however, the IMF has kept its global growth projection unchanged at 4.9%. In its report, the IMF notes that while growth in advanced economies is largely expected to return to the pre-pandemic trend in 2022, it expects emerging and…


Unemployment in Spain falls in March

The Corner | April 6, 2015 |Figures released today show that unemployment in Spain has fallen again, with Spanish consumers more confident than ever about the trajectory of the economy.

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Unemployment falls in Spain

MADRID | March 3, 2015 | By Fernando G. Urbaneja | The creation of  13,500 new jobs in January is in line with encouraging figures elsewhere in the Spanish economy. While there will rightly be optimism in the wake of the latest data, the worrying plight of the youth and long-term unemployed continue to cause concern.