Spain Unemployment Change  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain increased by 57.26 thousand, or 1.6 percent, in January 2017 from a month earlier, the biggest rise since October 2015, leaving 3.76 million people out of work. The newly jobless had worked mainly in the services sector (66.9 thousand), as companies laid off seasonal staff taken on during the Christmas festivities. Meanwhile, jobs were created in industry (1.1 thousand) and construction (7.8 thousand). Compared with the same month a year ago, unemployment has dropped by 390.5 thousand people, the biggest decrease recorded in a month of January of the whole historical series. Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 5.38 Thousand from 1960 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 461.01 Thousand in January of 2001 and a record low of -127.25 Thousand in June of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-02 08:00 AM Nov 24.84K 44.68K -25.8K -25K
2017-01-04 08:00 AM Dec -86.85K 24.84K -44.2K -3.8K
2017-02-02 08:00 AM Jan 57.26K -86.85K 60.2K -61.8K
2017-03-02 08:00 AM Feb 57.26K -8.4K
2017-04-04 07:00 AM Mar -9.8K
2017-05-04 07:00 AM Apr -6.3K




Spain Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 18.63 18.91 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18508.10 18527.50 20510.60 10949.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3660.94 3702.68 4889.46 468.29 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 57.26 -86.85 461.01 -127.25 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 2833.00 2697.10 2844.10 572.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 15675.10 15830.40 18488.00 11007.60 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 9.10 9.80 13.60 1.50 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 42.90 43.50 56.10 17.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 101.90 97.70 105.70 66.70 Index Points [+]
Productivity 111.40 104.10 112.40 85.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 42.14 36.96 541.53 19.61 Thousand [+]
Wages 1804.01 1943.01 2026.14 1264.36 EUR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 825.65 764.40 825.65 485.71 EUR/Month [+]
Population 46.45 46.45 46.82 30.33 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.25 65.15 65.25 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.25 65.15 65.25 65.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.80 0.60 1.80 -2.30 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.05 61.12 67.18 54.91 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 2110.00 2130.00 2130.00 2000.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 876.00 858.00 900.00 816.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.95 59.28 60.55 48.88 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1048.90 1004.00 1570.00 967.80 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 797.00 797.00 904.00 797.00 EUR/Month [+]



Spain Unemployment Change Notes

Unemployment Change in Spain measures the change in the number of unemployed compared to the previous month. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
57.26 -86.85 461.01 -127.25 1960 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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Germany -26.00 Jan/17
Ireland 390.00 Jan/17
Spain 57.26 Jan/17