Jug of cold water for employment with the last quarter of the year. According to the data just revealed by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), the unemployment rate closed 2022 at 12.9%. That means 13 hundredths more than the number of unemployed with which it ended last September.
In this way, the number of unemployed in Spain rises by 43,800 people, according to the Active Population Survey (EPA). This means raising the total number of unemployed in Spain by 1.47%, which is once again above the barrier psychological of the three million unemployed (specifically, Spain has 3,024 million unemployed people).
On the other hand, the INE also specifies that there has been a decrease in the number of employed at the end of 2022, despite dealing with the months with the greatest activity for Christmas. The number of employed decreases by 81,900 people in the fourth quarter of 2022 compared to the previous quarter, standing at 20,463,900. With everything, and despite this, “employment has grown by 278,900 people (1.38%) in the last 12 months,” according to the INE.
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