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August 2, 2022

Spain | Negative labor market signals in July, increasing uncertainty for Q3

Enrollment fell for the first time in the month of July (-7.400 people) and unemployment rose unexpectedly (3.200). Seasonally adjusted, the estimated decline in enrolment is 25.000, unheard of since 2020, and unemployment increased by 50.000. The positive note was the growth in indefinite-term employment.

July 4, 2022

Spain | Mixed labor market signals in June, which do not mist the balance of the 2Q22

Enrollment increased (115,600 persons) and registered unemployment decreased (-42,400) in June. Seasonally adjusted, the increase in employment (70,000) was confirmed, but unemployment stagnated. In 2Q22, enrollment grew (1.3% quarter-on-quarter QEQ) and temporary employment fell (60%) and unemployment (-4.0%).

June 21, 2022

Spain | More permanent contracts in May, and fewer indefinite duration temporary contracts

The May 2022 contract statistics confirmed the upturn in permanent contracts, especially among younger people, and the fall in the number of temporary contracts, focused on those of indefinite duration.

June 2, 2022

Spain | Labor market improvement met expectations in May

The increase in temporary employment boosted Social Security enrollment (213,600 people) last month, while unemployment fell (-99,500 people). Seasonally adjusted, this pattern was maintained. Employment grew (70,000 people) and the temporary employment ratio (up to 63%) while unemployment fell (-55,000).

May 17, 2022

Spain | Effect of the labour reform? Increase in permanent contracts, more in young people

The contracts statistics confirmed the increase in permanent contracts and the reduction in temporary ones. As a result, the temporary employment ratio declined, especially among the youngest people.

May 4, 2022

Spain | Improvement in the labor market beat expectations in April

Affiliation increased last month (184,600 people) -driven by permanent employment- and unemployment fell (-86,300 people). Seasonally adjusted, this pattern was maintained. Employment grew (90,000) and the temporary employment ratio fell (to 58%) and unemployment (-50,000).

April 28, 2022

Spain | EPA1Q22: Labour market remained positive despite headwinds

Negative seasonality caused a decline in employment (-100,200) and an increase in the unemployment rate (13.6%). However, the adjusted figures (SWDA) are positive: employment grew by 1.1% qoq, hours worked by 0.8%, the unemployment rate fell to 13.0% and the seasonality rate hardly changed (25.1%).

March 2, 2022

The upward trend in the labour market continued in February

Social Security affiliaton increased last month (67,100 jobs) while temporary hiring and unemployment fell (to 78.1% and -17,200 unemployed), in line with expectations. Seasonally adjusted, this performance was maintained: 88,000 more jobs, 74,000 fewer unemployed and a temporary employment ratio drop to 82%