Spain - Job creation falls to lowest level since 2013 - October 31, 2019

Spain’s labour market is feeling the economic slowdown. According to figures released by the Labour Ministry, job creation in September was up by 3,224 people from August, as measured as the number of new contributors to the Social Security system. While employment is growing in aggregate terms, there is a lot of instability due to the high number of temporary positions. Registered unemployment rose by 13,907 new claims in September. This is a smaller increase than in previous years, and places the total number of people without a job at 3,079,711.

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