3 Sep, 2022 @ 10:00
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Unemployment increases in August in Spain, but it is the best data for this month since 2008

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SOME 40,428 people lost their jobs during August, which is 1,4% more than in July

The jobless total in Spain is 2.9 million, according to the Ministry of Employment.

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SOME 40,428 people lost their jobs during August, which is 1,4% more than in July. Image Wikipedia

Of these, 1,173, 239 are men and 1,751,001 women.

Minister of Employment Yolanda Diaz pointed out that it is a much smaller increase than in the years just before the pandemic.

And there are 409, 675 fewer unemployed than in august 2021.

The most affected regions were the Canary Islands, Catalonia and Valencia.


Jorge Hinojosa

Jorge Hinojosa Mena was born and bred in Madrid before moving to the UK to study. After an undergraduate degree in Manchester, he completed an MA in International Journalism at City. He has worked in radio and for Spain’s Efe news agency before joining the Olive Press in March 2022. Contact: Jorge@theolivepress.es

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