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Unemployment drops by 902 in March

The slight fall means the jobless total in Catalonia currently stands at 395,740

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02 April 2019 11:08 AM

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ACN | Barcelona

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.

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  • Employment office in Catalonia (by Andrea Zamorano)

  • Employment office in Catalonia (by Andrea Zamorano)