• Eurozone Unemployment Remains Stable at 11.5%

    The latest data from the European Union statistical agency, Eurostat, shows that the rate of unemployment in the eurozone in November remained stable at 11.5%, in comparison with the previous month, while in the whole of the European Union (EU) …

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  • Eurozone Unemployment Rate 11.5% in October, Spain at 24%

    According to the latest data published by the European Union statistical office, Eurostat, the unemployment rate in the eurozone remained stable in October for the third consecutive month, at 11.5%, while among the EU Member States, Spain registered the second …

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  • Countries with No Minimum Wage Have Higher Salaries and Less Unemployment

    The latest informative bulletin published by the National Institute of Statistics, entitled ‘Wages in Spain and the EU‘, notes that several of the countries that have no established minimum wage actually have much higher average salaries. In addition, the unemployment …

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  • Spain’s Unemployment Rate Stood at 23.67% in Q3

    The National Statistics Institute’s Economically Active Population Survey (EAPS) published on Thursday shows that unemployment in Spain fell by 195,200 people in the third quarter, over the previous quarter (-3.5%), representing the biggest decline in a third quarter in the …

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  • Spanish Long Term Unemployment was 49.7% in 2013

    Long term unemployment in Spain increased at double the rate of the EU-28 between 2010 and 2013, according to a recent report from the Institute of Economic Studies (IEE). Thus, in 2013, Spain registered a long term unemployment rate (of …

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  • Spanish Government Estimates 622,000 New Jobs by 2015

    The Spanish Government has improved its macroeconomic forecast for Spain and now estimates that GDP will grow by 1.3% this year, instead of the 1.2% previously forecast, and that it will accelerate to 2% in 2015, compared with 1.8% estimated …

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  • Spanish Employment Grew Three Times the Eurozone’s in Second Quarter

    The number of persons employed in the eurozone grew by 0.2% during the second quarter of the year over the previous three months, while employment in Spain increased by 0.7%, quarter-on-quarter, according to data published last week by the European …

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  • Eurozone Unemployment Rate Dropped to 11.5% in June

    The unemployment rate in the eurozone fell by a tenth in June, to 11.5%, its lowest level since September 2012, according to a recent report by the EU statistical office, Eurostat. Spain also registered a drop in unemployment, to 24.5% …

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  • S & P Predicts End of Falling House Prices in Spain for 2015

    The collapse in house prices recorded in Spain in recent years could come to an end next year, when the real estate sector will experience a moderate recovery as a result of improving economic conditions and the growing interest of …

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  • Spain Registers Historic Drop in Unemployment

    The number of people registered unemployed in Spain fell by 310,400 in the second quarter of the year over the previous quarter, which is a drop of 5.2%, and the biggest quarterly decline posted in the comparable time series, according …

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  • Spain Still Second Country in Eurozone with Highest Unemployment

    The unemployment rate in the eurozone remained stable in May for the second consecutive month, at 11.6%, its lowest level since September 2012, which represents a decrease of four tenths over the figure for May 2013, according to the latest …

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  • Unemployment Predicted to Drop by a Million Between 2014 and 2015

    The Foundation of Savings Banks (Funcas) have forecast that between 2014 and 2015, unemployment in Spain will drop by almost a million people, and they also predict economic growth of 1.4% for this year and 2.2% in 2015. According to …

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  • March Unemployment Stable at 11.8% in Eurozone and 10.5% in the EU

    Unemployment rates remained unchanged in the eurozone in March, at 11.8%, as well as in the whole of the European Union (EU), which stood at 10.5%, according to the latest data published by the European Commission’s statistical office, Eurostat. The …

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  • Spanish Social Security System Gained 83,984 Contributors in March

    In March, the Spanish Social Security system gained around 83,984 additional contributors (+0.52%), its best figure in this month since 2007, which puts the total number of employed contributors at 16,296,288, the Ministry of Employment reported last week. In addition, …

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  • Eurozone Unemployment Stood at 11.9% in February

    The unemployment rate in the eurozone remained stable in February at 11.9%, where it has stood since October 2013, according to the latest data from Eurostat, which is one tenth less than the unemployment rate registered in February 2013. In …

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