The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 3,230 from a month earlier to 2.88 million in July of 2022. By sector, unemployment increased in services (+11,237 people), especially education (+23,708 people); agriculture (+825 people) and construction (+976 people); while it was down in industry (-1,909 people). The unemployment increased most in Cataluña (+3,310), Castilla La Mancha (+2,705) and Comunidad de Madrid (2,432); while the biggest falls were seen in Comunidad Valenciana (-2,937), Andalucía (-2,263) and Asturias (-1,464). source: Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social

Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 3.71 Thousand from 1960 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 461 Thousand in January of 2001 and a record low of -197.84 Thousand in July of 2021. This page provides the latest reported value for - Spain Unemployment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Unemployment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Unemployment Change in Spain is expected to be -43.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Spain Unemployment Change is projected to trend around -14.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Spain Unemployment Change



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-04 07:00 AM Jun -42.409K -99.5K -23K
2022-08-02 07:00 AM Jul 3.230K -42.409K -30K
2022-09-02 07:00 AM Aug 3.230K


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployed Persons 2883.81 2880.58 Thousand Jul 2022
Unemployment Change 3.23 -41.41 Thousand Jul 2022
Retirement Age Women 66.00 65.83 Dec 2021
Retirement Age Men 66.00 65.83 Dec 2021

Spain Unemployment Change
Unemployment Change in Spain measures the change in the number of unemployed compared to the previous month.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.23 -41.41 461.00 -197.84 1960 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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News Stream
Spain Unemployment Rises in July
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 3,230 from a month earlier to 2.88 million in July of 2022. By sector, unemployment increased in services (+11,237 people), especially education (+23,708 people); agriculture (+825 people) and construction (+976 people); while it was down in industry (-1,909 people). The unemployment increased most in Cataluña (+3,310), Castilla La Mancha (+2,705) and Comunidad de Madrid (2,432); while the biggest falls were seen in Comunidad Valenciana (-2,937), Andalucía (-2,263) and Asturias (-1,464).
2022-08-02
Spain Jobless Falls to Lowest Number Since 2008
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain fell by 41,409 from a month earlier to 2.88 million in June of 2022, the lowest since October of 2008. By sector, unemployment fell in services (-4,1017 people), industry (-7,148) and construction (-4,981), while it was up in agriculture (+8,863). The unemployment decreased in all regions with the exception of Andalusia, where it increased by 6,345 people to a total of 764,802. Compared to June of 2021, unemployment has decreased by 733,757 people.
2022-07-04
Spain Unemployment Falls to Lowest in Over 13 Years
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain fell by 99,512 from a month earlier to 2.92 million in May of 2022, dropping below three million for the first time since early in the 2008/2009 global financial crisis. It was also the lowest level for more than 13 years, helped by the start of Spain's tourism season. The unemployment decreased in all regions and all sectors, led by services (-64,230), construction (-10,008), agriculture (-8,693) and industry (-7,968). The number of unemployed under 25 years fell to 199,920, the lowest figure in the historical series. Compared to May of 2021, unemployment has decreased by 858,259 people.
2022-06-02