Spain: Unemployment rate

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 Spain

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 12
 Reference February 2024
 Measure percent
 Data availability April 1986 - February 2024
 Average 16.45
 Min - Max 7.8 - 27.1
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from April 1986 to February 2024. The average value for Spain during that period was 16.45 percent with a minimum of 7.8 percent in June 2007 and a maximum of 27.1 percent in February 2013. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Spain - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Spain - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 1986-2024
Measure: percent
Source: Eurostat


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 23.80 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 12.92 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.66 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.54 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 28.49 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 57.59 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.07 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 52.63 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.84 2023 percent
 Self-employment 15.34 2022 percent
 Employment 21.25 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 12.00 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 108.90 Q3/2023 index points
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