By Cathy Elelman • 07 November 2019 • 15:30
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THERE was mixed news on October’s unemployment figures in the Valencian Community.
The jobless rate for the whole region was down by 0.15 per, or 542 people, in relation to September.
This put the total number of people out of work in the autonomous community at 364,314 and represented a 2.09 per cent inter-annual decrease, the Employment and Social Security Ministry figures reveal.
The level of joblessness in Alicante rose by 1.42 per cent last month however. There were 2,609 additional registered unemployed in the province by the beginning of November, putting the total number at 147,276.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
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