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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Spain

Spain Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 12.67 % 3Q/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 32.1 % Sep/22
Employed Persons 20546 Thousand Person | 20.546 Million Person 3Q/22
Employment Change  1.4 % 3Q/22
Employment Rate  51.4 % 3Q/22
Full Time Employment 17924 Thousand Person 3Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 5.1 % 2Q/22
Part Time Employment 2622 Thousand Persons 3Q/22
Unemployed Persons 2915 Thousand Persons | 2.915 Million Persons Oct/22
Unemployment Change -27.03 Thousand Persons Oct/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Spain - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Spain?

  • Unemployment Rate in Spain increased to 12.67 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 26.94 % and minimum was 4.41 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Institute.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12.67 3Q/22 27.10.2022
12.48 2Q/22 28.07.2022
13.65 1Q/22 28.04.2022
13.33 4Q/21 27.01.2022
14.57 3Q/21 28.10.2021
15.26 2Q/21 29.07.2021
15.98 1Q/21 29.04.2021
16.13 4Q/20 28.01.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mariano Rajoy 20.12.2011 - 01.06.2018 22.5600 16.7400 26.9400 16.3800 -25.80%
José Zapatero 16.04.2004 - 20.12.2011 11.0900 21.2800 21.2800 7.9300 91.88%
José Aznar 04.05.1996 - 16.04.2004 22.1700 11.5000 22.1700 10.2900 -48.13%
Felipe González 02.12.1982 - 04.05.1996 16.6100 22.8300 24.5500 15.8500 37.45%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Spain - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Spain?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Spain increased to 32.1 % in September 2022. The maximum rate was 55.9 % and minimum was 17.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
32.1 Sep/22 05.11.2022
26.6 Aug/22 01.10.2022
26.9 Jul/22 03.09.2022
27.9 Jun/22 06.08.2022
27.1 May/22 02.07.2022
28.9 Apr/22 04.06.2022
29.6 Mar/22 07.05.2022
29.8 Feb/22 02.04.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Pedro Sánchez 01.06.2018 - 34.4000 34.4000 34.4000 34.4000 0.00%
Mariano Rajoy 20.12.2011 - 01.06.2018 48.9000 35.0000 56.1000 35.0000 -28.43%
José Zapatero 16.04.2004 - 20.12.2011 22.4000 48.2000 48.2000 17.2000 115.18%
José Aznar 04.05.1996 - 16.04.2004 38.9000 21.8000 39.4000 20.2000 -43.96%
Felipe González 02.12.1982 - 04.05.1996 44.6000 39.1000 44.6000 28.8000 -12.33%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Spain - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Spain?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Spain increased to 20546 Thousand Person (20.546 Million Person) in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 20511 Thousand Person and minimum was 10949 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Institute.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
20546 3Q/22 27.10.2022
20468 2Q/22 28.07.2022
20085 1Q/22 28.04.2022
20185 4Q/21 27.01.2022
20031 3Q/21 28.10.2021
19672 2Q/21 31.07.2021
19207 1Q/21 29.04.2021
19344 4Q/20 28.01.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Spain - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Spain?

  • Employment Change in Spain increased by 1.4 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 3 % and minimum was -7.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.4 3Q/22 30.11.2022
-0.7 2Q/22 10.10.2022
1 4Q/21 18.02.2022
-0.9 2Q/21 24.08.2021
1 1Q/21 13.07.2021
1.2 4Q/20 16.02.2021
-7.5 2Q/20 21.09.2020
-1 1Q/20 17.06.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Change  in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Spain - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Spain?

  • Employment Rate in Spain increased to 51.4 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 54.73 % and minimum was 38.36 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Institute.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
51.4 3Q/22 27.10.2022
51.38 2Q/22 28.07.2022
50.51 1Q/22 28.04.2022
50.83 4Q/21 27.01.2022
50.52 3Q/21 28.10.2021
49.63 2Q/21 31.07.2021
48.47 1Q/21 29.04.2021
48.81 4Q/20 30.01.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Spain - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Spain?

  • Full Time Employment in Spain increased to 17924 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 18488 Thousand Person and minimum was 11008 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Institute.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
17924 3Q/22 29.10.2022
17650 2Q/22 30.07.2022
17276 1Q/22 30.04.2022
17447 4Q/21 27.01.2022
17334 3Q/21 18.01.2022
16836 2Q/21 31.07.2021
16511 1Q/21 29.04.2021
16545 4Q/20 30.01.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Spain - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Spain?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Spain decreased to 5.1 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 13.6 % and minimum was 1.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.1 2Q/22 07.10.2022
5.6 1Q/22 25.06.2022
5.7 4Q/21 17.04.2022
6.1 3Q/21 18.01.2022
6.3 1Q/21 17.07.2021
5.7 4Q/20 10.07.2021
5 3Q/20 28.11.2020
4.1 2Q/20 12.09.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Spain - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Spain?

  • Part Time Employment in Spain decreased to 2622 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 2952 Thousand Persons and minimum was 573 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Institute.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2622 3Q/22 29.10.2022
2818 2Q/22 30.07.2022
2809 1Q/22 30.04.2022
2738 4Q/21 27.01.2022
2697 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2835 2Q/21 31.07.2021
2696 1Q/21 29.04.2021
2799 4Q/20 30.01.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployment Change (Thousand Persons)

Unemployment Change
                     Spain - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Unemployment Change in Spain?

  • Unemployment Change in Spain decreased by 27.03 Thousand Persons in October 2022. The maximum change was 461 Thousand Persons and minimum was -167 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Ministry of Labour and Social Security.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
-27.03 Oct/22 03.11.2022
17.68 Sep/22 04.10.2022
40.43 Aug/22 02.09.2022
3.23 Jul/22 02.08.2022
-41.41 Jun/22 04.07.2022
-99.51 May/22 02.06.2022
-86.26 Apr/22 04.05.2022
-2.92 Mar/22 04.04.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployment Change in Spain by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Spain

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 66.17 66
Wages 2Q/22 2229.814 USD/Month 2077.64
Job Vacancies Oct/22 52.44 K 52.02
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/22 58.86 % 58.71
Living Wage Individual 2018 964.402 USD/Month 924.923

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Oct/22 6 % 5.7
Ireland Nov/22 4.4 % 4.5
Luxembourg Oct/22 4.9 % 4.9
Spain 3Q/22 12.67 % 12.48
Iceland Oct/22 2.8 % 3.6
Norway Sep/22 3.2 % 3.3
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Sep/22 5.7 % 5.8
Bulgaria Oct/22 4.3 % 4.2
Croatia Oct/22 6.5 % 6.1
Cyprus Sep/22 8 % 8.3
Czech Republic Oct/22 3.5 % 3.5
Denmark Oct/22 2.2 % 2.2
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Sep/22 6.6 % 6.7
European Union Sep/22 6 % 6
Finland Oct/22 5.8 % 6.7
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Nov/22 5.6 % 5.5
Greece Sep/22 11.8 % 12.1
Hungary Oct/22 3.6 % 3.7
Italy Sep/22 7.9 % 7.9
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Oct/22 8.3 % 8.1
Macedonia 2Q/22 14.5 % 14.8
Malta 2Q/22 2.9 % 3.2
Moldova 2Q/22 2.4 % 3
Montenegro Sep/22 19.08 % 19.16
Netherlands Oct/22 3.7 % 3.8
Poland Oct/22 5.1 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Sep/22 5.2 % 5.1
Russia Oct/22 3.9 % 3.9
Serbia 3Q/22 8.9 % 8.9
Slovakia Oct/22 5.9 % 6.1
Slovenia Sep/22 5.3 % 5.5
Sweden Oct/22 7.1 % 6.5
Switzerland Oct/22 1.9 % 1.9
Turkey Sep/22 10.1 % 9.8
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2020 1.9 % 1.5
Albania 2Q/22 11.5 % 11.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sep/22 31.53 % 30.17
Kosovo 3Q/21 17.7 % 20.5