The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 29.8 thousand from a month earlier to 3.80 million in August of 2020, after an 89.8 thousand decline in July. It was the smallest increase for an August month since 2016. By sector, unemployment went up in services (+20.216 thousand); construction (+7.983 thousand) and industry (+2.981 thousand) but decrease in agriculture (-13.253 thousand). By gender, unemployment among women advanced by 20.3 thousand, and among men climbed by 9.5 thousand. By region, the biggest increases were recorded in Catalonia, Madrid and the Valencian Community while the largest decreases were seen in Navarra, Cantabria and Extremadura.

Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 5.09 Thousand from 1960 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 461 Thousand in January of 2001 and a record low of -129.30 Thousand in April of 2017. 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 September of 2020. source: Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social

Unemployment Change in Spain is expected to be 44.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Change in Spain to stand at -40.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Unemployment Change is projected to trend around -36.00 Thousand in 2021 and -20.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Spain Unemployment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
29.78 -89.80 461.00 -129.30 1960 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volumes, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-02 07:00 AM May 26.6K 282.9K 90K
2020-07-02 07:00 AM Jun 5.1K 26.6K 72K
2020-08-04 07:00 AM Jul -89.8K 5.1K -3K
2020-09-02 07:00 AM Aug 29.8K -89.8K 59K
2020-10-02 07:00 AM Sep 29.8K 44K
2020-11-04 08:00 AM Oct 101K
2020-12-02 08:00 AM Nov 25K


News Stream
Spain Jobless Rises by 29.8K in August
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 29.8 thousand from a month earlier to 3.80 million in August of 2020, after an 89.8 thousand decline in July. It was the smallest increase for a August month since 2016. By sector, unemployment went up in services (+20.216 thousand); construction (+7.983 thousand) and industry (+2.981 thousand) but decrease in agriculture (-13.253 thousand). By gender, unemployment among women advanced by 20.3 thousand, and among men climbed by 9.5 thousand. By region, the biggest increases were recorded in Catalonia, Madrid and the Valencian Community while the largest decreases were seen in Navarra, Cantabria and Extremadura.
2020-09-02
Spain Jobless Falls for 1st time in 5 Months
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain fell by 89.8 thousand from a month earlier to 3.77 million in July 2020, following record rises recorded in March and April amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. It was the biggest decline in the number of unemployed people for a July month since 1997. By sector, unemployment dropped in services (-84.563 thousand), industry (-9.444 thousand) and construction (-6.556 thousand), but rose in agriculture (11.108 thousand). By gender, unemployment among women was down by 38.3 thousand, and among men fell by 51.5 thousand. By region, the biggest decreases were recorded in Andalucia and Comunidad Valenciana, while the largest increases were seen in Madrid and Murcia.
2020-08-04
Spain Unemployment Rises by the Least in 4 Months
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain increased by 5.1 thousand from a month earlier to 3.86 million in June 2020, easing further from record rises recorded in March and April as the coronavirus lockdown was lifted. Agriculture was the most affected sector, with unemployment advancing by 25.3 thousand, while declines were seen in the number of jobless in services (-27.3 thousand), construction (-15.9 thousand) and industry (-7.8 thousand). By gender, unemployment among women was up by 24.2 thousand, while that among men dropped 19.1 thousand. By region, the biggest increases were recorded in Comunidad Valenciana and Andalucia, while the biggest falls were seen in Galicia and Castilla-La Mancha.
2020-07-02
Spain Jobless Rises at Softer Pace in May
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain increased by 26.6 thousand from a month earlier to 3.86 million in May 2020, after rising at record rates in the previous two months as most of the country remained in coronavirus lockdown. The most affected sectors were services and agriculture, with unemployment advancing by 40.8 thousand and 0.71 thousand respectively, while a decline was seen in the number of jobless in construction (-23.7 thousand) and industry (-0.26 thousand).
2020-06-02

Spain Unemployment Change
Unemployment Change in Spain measures the change in the number of unemployed compared to the previous month.