This Thursday, the Spanish labor market data for January was released, which draws a decline in activity, something characteristic of the month of the first month of the year. In general terms, unemployment has increased by 70,744 people, reaching 2,908,397; while the number of employed persons has decreased by 215,047, to 20.08 million workers.
The end of Christmas season He left unemployment again, as indicated by the data from the Ministry of Labor, although he managed to stay below three million, something that had not happened in January since 2008.
On the employment side, exceeding 20 million affiliates was only achieved for the first time last April and has been maintained at the beginning of this year. The Ministry of Social Security points out that in destabilized terms, 57,726 jobs have been createda number that far exceeds the figure for the previous quarter.
In January unemployment has increased by 70,744 people, a month where unemployment usually rises. However, this increase has been more moderate than the historical average and other recent Januarys, which shows greater stability in the labor market. Thread 🧵👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/bxsMo31rID
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