Unemployment drops by 902 in March
The slight fall means the jobless total in Catalonia currently stands at 395,740
The number of unemployed people in Catalonia went down by 902 in March, to a jobless total of some 395,740, a fall of 0.23% from the previous month.
According to figures from Spain's labor ministry, compared with the same month last year, the number of unemployed people fell by 15,721, or some 3.82% less.
Nevertheless, the fall in the jobless total for March was the smallest decline since December 2013, when the unemployment rate fell by 3.41%.
As for Spain as a whole, the number of people without work went down by 33,956, some 1.03% less than in February, and 4.89% less than in the same month last year.
The total number of unemployed people in Spain now stands at 3,255,084.