The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain rose by 49.6 thousand from a month earlier to 3.83 million in October 2020, as a second wave of coronavirus infections hit the country and prompted fresh lockdowns. By sector, unemployment increased in services (+30.624 thousand); agriculture (+10.234 thousand) and industry (+786), but fell in construction (-365). By gender, unemployment among women was up by 21.491 thousand, and among men rose by 28.067 thousand. By region, the biggest increases were reported in Andalusia (+9.506 thousand), the Canary Islands (8.207 thousand) and Catalonia (+6.358 thousand), while the biggest falls were seen in Basque Country (-6.287 thousand), Valencian Community (-3.833 thousand) and Murcia (-511). source: Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social
Unemployment Change in Spain averaged 5.11 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 November of 2020.
Unemployment Change in Spain is expected to be -32.10 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 -26.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Unemployment Change is projected to trend around -36.00 Thousand in 2021 and -20.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.