Spain unemployment - updates

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Spain jobless figures down significantly as crisis eases

Jun 02, 2020 - 6:15 PM

The Spanish government counts 26,573 new jobseekers in May 2020, much lower than at the height of the coronavirus lockdown

People sit at a bar's terrace in Valencia, on May 19, 2020, as some Spanish provinces are allowed to ease lockdown restrictions amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Spain began last week a three-phase plan to end lockdowns for half the country by the end of June. JOSE JORDAN / AFP

Virus-hit Spain's jobless rate jumps to 14.4%

Apr 28, 2020 - 8:15 PM

The rise in joblessness in Spain for the 1st quarter of 2020 is concentrated in the services sector and among workers with temporary contracts

A homeless man lays on a window's ledge in Madrid on April 21, 2020 amid a national lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19 disease. - Spain saw a slight increase in the daily virus death toll today, with 430 people dying in the past 24 hours, health ministry data showed. So far, 21,282 people have succumbed to the pandemic in Spain, which has suffered the third-highest number of deaths in the world after the United States and Italy. (Photo by Gabriel BOUYS / AFP)