Labour market

The labour market in Spain - does it all depend on the colour of the glass you’re looking through?

The main sources of information we have for monitoring the progress of the labour market appear to be sending us conflicting signals. According to the labour force survey (LFS), in Q2 the rate of job creation accelerated to 2.8% (2.4% in Q1). In fact, according to the LFS, this quarter marked a historic milestone in terms of job creation: never before had so many jobs been created in the second quarter (470,000). On the other hand, if we analyse the number of registered workers affiliated to Social Security (S.S.), we...

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