FXEMPIRE
All
Ad
Advertisement
Advertisement

Search Indicator:

Choose Country
Choose Indicator

Spain Unemployment Rate

Last Release
Jun 2021
Actual
15.26 %
Forecast
14.2 %
Previous
15.98 %
Frequency
Quarterly
Units In
%
Next Release
Oct 28, 2021
Time to Release
0 Days 5 Hours
Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
26.94 %
Mar 2013
4.41 %
Sep 1976
16.44 %1976 - 2021National Statistics Institute (INE)
In Spain, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

Latest Updates

Spain's unemployment rate declined to 15.26 percent in the second quarter of 2021 from 15.98 percent in the previous three-month period, amid the easing of COVID-19 restrictions but above market expectations of 15.1 percent. Also, the unemployment rate remains well above the 13.78% rate recorded in the fourth quarter of 2019 before the pandemic hit Spain. The number of unemployed people decreased by 110.1 thousand from the previous period to 3.544 million and employment increased by 464.9 thousand to 19.672 million. By sector, unemployment decreased in services (down 306,200), industry (down 43,300), construction (down 35,500) and agriculture (down 21,900). The labor force participation rate rose to 58.58 percent from 57.69 percent in the previous period.

Spain Unemployment Rate History

Last 12 readings

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Jul 29, 202107:34Spain Jobless Rate Falls Less than Expected
Oct 24, 201908:55Spain Jobless Rate Falls to Near 11-Year Low
Jul 25, 201910:28Spain Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2008
Apr 25, 201908:26Spain Jobless Rate Rises to 14.7% in Q1

Spain labour Indicators

All Spain indicators
Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Employment Rate
49.63
Jun 2021
48.47
Mar 2021
47.03
Jun 2020
67.18
Sep 2007
%Quarterly2002 - 2021
Employment Change
-0.9
Jun 2021
1
Mar 2021
-7.5
Jun 2020
3.1
Sep 2020
%Quarterly1995 - 2021
Full Time Employment
16,836.3
Jun 2021
16,510.6
Mar 2021
11,007.6
Jun 1987
18,488
Sep 2007
ThousandQuarterly1987 - 2021
Living Wage Individual
855
Dec 2018
820
Dec 2017
770
Dec 2016
855
Dec 2018
EUR/MonthYearly2015 - 2018
Long Term Unemployment Rate
6.3
Mar 2021
5
Sep 2020
1.5
Sep 2007
13.6
Mar 2014
%Quarterly1992 - 2021
Minimum Wages
1,108.33
Sep 2021
1,108.33
Jun 2021
485.71
Dec 1999
1,108.33
Sep 2020
EUR/MonthQuarterly1999 - 2021

Unemployment Rate across Europe

Unemployment Rate global view
Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Albania
12.1
Jun 2021
12.6
Mar 2021
11.6
Dec 2019
22.3
Dec 1993
%Quarterly1993 - 2021
Armenia
17
Mar 2021
16
Dec 2020
6.3
Dec 2008
21.9
Mar 2019
%Quarterly1998 - 2021
Austria
6.5
Sep 2021
6.9
Aug 2021
0.8
Aug 1974
12.8
Apr 2020
%Monthly1960 - 2021
Belarus
0.2
Dec 2020
0.2
Jul 2020
0.2
Mar 2020
4
Dec 1996
%Yearly1995 - 2020
Belgium
6.4
Aug 2021
5.9
Jul 2021
5.1
Aug 2020
11
Oct 1983
%Monthly1983 - 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina
32.42
Aug 2021
32.54
Jul 2021
32.42
Jun 2021
46.1
Feb 2013
%Monthly2007 - 2021

Trade With A Regulated Broker