The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain increased by 36.8 thousand from a month earlier to 3.89 million in December of 2020, following a 25.3 thousand rise in November as restrictions to contain a second wave of coronavirus infections continued to hurt the labour market. By sector, unemployment went up in construction (+18.496 thousand), industry (+9.885 thousand) and services (+8.134 thousand), but fell in agriculture (-1.311 thousand). By gender, unemployment among men was up by 33.958 thousand, and among women rose by 2.867 thousand. By region, the biggest increases were reported in Catalonia (+12.863 thousand), Castilla y León (+5.019 thousand) and Valencian Community (+4.030 thousand). source: Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social
Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 5.18 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 January of 2021.
Unemployment Change in Spain is expected to be -12.00 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 -36.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Unemployment Change is projected to trend around -20.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.