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Unemployment Falls By 255,300 In The Year To June To 12.48%

Unemployment fell by 255,300 people between April and June this year, the largest decline for a second quarter since 2018, and the number of unemployed fell below three million for the first time since 2008.Meanwhile, employment rose by 383,300 jobs between April and June, up 1.91% on the previous quarter, although this is lower than the 464,900 increase in workers recorded a year ago. At the end of June, the…


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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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Brussels Warns Spain Of High Debt And Unemployment Risks

The European Commission officially advocates maintaining the suspension of fiscal rules in 2023. However, it warns that Spain is dragging serious “vulnerabilities” with “cross-border relevance” and fears that public indebtedness will be higher in 2026 than in 2021. “Spain is experiencing imbalances,” the European Commission warned yesterday as it released its spring package of recommendations. It warned that its “vulnerabilities relate to high external debt, public and private, in a…


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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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Unemployment Falls By 11,394 People In Its Best February Since 2015, With A Record Number Of Permanent Contracts

The labour reform boosts permanent contracts to almost 22% of the total and more than doubles them with respect to 2021. In the last year, unemployment accumulated a record drop of 897,105 people, which is 22.4% less jobless. The number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services (formerly Inem) fell by 11,394 unemployed in February (-0.3%), its best rebound in this month since 2015, when unemployment…


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Registered Unemployment Falls Below The Level Before The Financial Crisis

Funcas | The number of people registered with Social Security rose by 72,000 in December, to 19,824,911. In seasonally adjusted terms, according to Funcas, this is equivalent to a rise of 62,000, a remarkable result in historical perspective, although it is the lowest increase since May. The total number of workers in ERTE (linked and not linked to Covid) has moderated its rate of decline, while the self-employed with benefits…


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Unemployment Recorded Its Best November In History, With 74,381 Fewer Unemployed People

The Social Security system gained 61,768 contributors with respect to October, bringing the total number of employed persons to 19,752,358 contributors. The number of people registered in the offices of the State Public Employment Service (SEPE) fell by 74,381 in November, the largest drop for that month, and for the first time in the historical series unemployment has fallen for nine consecutive months. According to the information provided by the…


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Spain: Unemployment Fell By 82,583 In August

The fall in unemployment, -2.4%, is the largest ever for the month of August, marking the sixth month of falling unemployment in Spain. In the last 6 months, unemployment in Spain has fallen by 675,000 people and, at the end of August, stands at 3,333,915 people. Nevertheless, Social Security lost an average of 118,004 contributors in August compared to July, bringing the total number of employed people to 19,473,724 contributors,…