Unemployment in Spain rises by more than 25,000 in a month

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Unemployment in Spain rose by more than 25,000 in November with the number of workers on ERTE now standing at 746,900.

ACCORDING to data released by the Ministry of Labour and Social Economy today, Wednesday, December 2, the number of unemployed registered in offices across the country rose by 25,269 in November (up 0.6 per cent on October).

This is the highest increase for November since 2012, when it soared by more than 74,000 people.

There are now 3,851,312 unemployed in Spain, 653,128 up on the same time last year – a rise of 20.4 per cent.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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