Number of unemployed falls in Spain

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Madrid, April 3 (IANS/EFE) The number of people registered as unemployed fell by 4,979 in March, compared to the prior month, to 5.03 million, the Spanish Employment and Social Security Ministry said.

The figure last month was down 0.10 percent from February, the ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

The labour market’s performance last month was “significantly” different from March 2012, when unemployment rose by 38,769, the ministry said.

On a year-on-year basis, however, the number of registered unemployed rose by 284,376, or 5.99 percent.

A total of 969,627 employment contracts were issued last month, down by 85,090, or 8.07 percent, compared to March 2012.

–IANS/EFE

rd

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.