Spain Unemployment Change  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain went up by 7.255 thousand or 0.2 percent month over month in November, well below market expectations of a 54.3 thousand rise. Still, the total jobless stood at an 8-year low of 3.47 million. The number of unemployed grew in the services sector (23.048 thousand) but fell in construction (-3.727 thousand), agriculture (-2.929 thousand), industry (-2.977 thousand) and among those without previous employment (-6.160 thousand). The registered jobless number increased in eight autonomous regions mainly Balearic Islands (12.586 thousand) and Catalonia (7.391 thousand) and declined in nine mainly Madrid (8.191 thousand) and Andalusia (3.114 thousand). On a seasonally adjusted basis, registered unemployed fell by 22.744 thousand people in November from a month earlier Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 4.86 Thousand from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 461.01 Thousand in January of 2001 and a record low of -129.30 Thousand in April of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-03 07:00 AM Unemployment Change 27.9K 46.4K 21.3K 22.5K
2017-11-03 08:00 AM Unemployment Change 56.8K 27.9K 32.6K
2017-12-04 08:00 AM Unemployment Change 7.3K 56.8K 54.3K 25.1K
2018-01-04 08:00 AM Unemployment Change 7.3K
2018-02-02 08:00 AM Unemployment Change
2018-03-02 08:10 AM Unemployment Change


Spain Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 16.38 17.22 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19049.20 18813.30 20510.60 10949.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3425.67 3448.41 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 7.26 56.80 461.01 -129.30 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 2725.80 2870.10 2874.30 572.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 16323.40 15943.20 18488.00 11007.60 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 7.90 8.60 13.60 1.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 38.20 37.20 55.80 17.20 percent [+]
Productivity 112.70 105.70 112.70 85.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 101.70 97.70 105.70 66.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 48.44 44.80 541.53 19.61 Thousand [+]
Wages 1942.01 1829.13 2026.14 1264.36 EUR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 825.65 764.40 825.65 485.71 EUR/Month [+]
Population 46.53 46.44 46.82 30.33 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.42 65.33 65.42 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.42 65.33 65.42 65.00 [+]
Wages High Skilled 1980.00 1950.00 2100.00 1950.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 927.00 908.00 968.00 908.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.92 58.84 60.55 48.88 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1100.00 1080.00 1100.00 1080.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 810.00 770.00 810.00 725.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.70 0.80 1.80 -2.30 percent [+]
Employment Rate 62.80 62.04 67.18 54.91 percent [+]


Spain Unemployment Change

Unemployment Change in Spain measures the change in the number of unemployed compared to the previous month. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.26 56.80 461.01 -129.30 1960 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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