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

The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 27.9 thousand in September from August of 2017. Yet, the total jobless reached a new 8-year low of 3.4 million. Unemployment went up in services (29.601 thousand) but fell in construction (-9.667 thousand), agriculture and fisheries (-4.838 thousand) and industry (-3.622 thousand). Among regions, main rises were observed in Andalucia (10.273 thousand) and Extremadura (4.486 thousand). On a seasonally adjusted basis, registered unemployed fell by 16.451 thousand people in September from a month earlier. Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 4.78 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
2017-08-02 07:00 AM Unemployment Change -26.9K -98.32K -66.5K -76.2K
2017-09-04 07:00 AM Unemployment Change 46.4K -26.9K 15.1K
2017-10-03 07:00 AM Unemployment Change 27.9K 46.4K 21.3K 22.5K
2017-11-03 08:00 AM Unemployment Change 27.9K -7.6K
2017-12-04 08:00 AM Unemployment Change -20.4K


Spain Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 17.22 18.75 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18813.30 18438.30 20510.60 10949.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3410.18 3488.55 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 27.86 46.40 461.01 -129.30 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 2870.10 2874.30 2874.30 572.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 15943.20 15564.00 18488.00 11007.60 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 8.60 8.90 13.60 1.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 38.70 38.70 56.10 17.20 percent [+]
Labour Costs 101.70 97.70 105.70 66.70 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.70 102.20 112.40 85.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 44.80 36.15 541.53 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.90 0.70 1.80 -2.30 percent [+]
Employment Rate 62.04 60.82 67.18 54.91 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 2110.00 2130.00 2130.00 2000.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 876.00 858.00 900.00 816.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.84 58.78 60.55 48.88 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1048.90 1004.00 1048.90 967.80 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 870.70 834.40 870.70 799.10 EUR/Month [+]


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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.86 46.40 461.01 -129.30 1960 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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