Coronavirus crisis causes sharp rise in jobless figures on Spain’s Costa Almeria

CREDIT: SEPE Servicio Público de Empleo Estatal SEPE. Ministerio de Trabajo y Economía Social Facebook @empleo_SEPE

THE ongoing coronavirus crisis has led to another sharp rise in people without a job in Almeria.
The number of unemployed went up by 4,637 in April, representing a 7.16 per cent rise.
In just two months there has been an increase of more than 13,300 in the provincial jobless total.
As it stands, 69,433 people in Almeria are registered as out of work at SEPE State Employment Public State offices,
This is 12,635 more than in the same month last year, or a massive 22.25 per cent higher.

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Cathy Elelman

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.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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