External sector

Exports’ positive effect on job creation

The rise in Spanish exports has significantly boosted the labour market. Nevertheless, it is quite complicated to quantify just how many jobs have been created by the export boom. To calculate the number of jobs that can be attributed to all exports during the most recent period we have used data from the Industrial Companies Survey and the Annual Services Survey for the years 2011 to 2015 (the latest survey available). Each sector’s employment has been distributed according to its share of domestic and foreign demand based on its percentage...

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