The number of unemployed people registered in the

Offices of the State Public Employment Service



) at the end of September, has risen by

17,679 people

(0.6%) in relation to the previous month.

This is a smaller increase than usual and follows the general trend of this month, marked by strong seasonality after the summer campaign.

In this way, the total has stood at

2,941,919 unemployed

, the lowest figure in a month of September since 2008. In year-on-year terms, compared to September 2021, unemployment has decreased by 315,883 people (-9.70% ).

Social Security wins almost 30,000 affiliates, 0.14% more



gained 29,286 affiliates in September, reaching 20,180,287 employed, which translates into a rise of 0.14%, according to data published this Tuesday by the

Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration


The increase in September exceeds the average for the same month in the 2017-2019 period, before the pandemic (17,480 more affiliates).

In year-on-year comparison, the growth of affiliates is 649,176.

In seasonally adjusted terms, affiliates increased by 51,079 people, to a total of 20,224,355 affiliates.

Thus, 17 consecutive months of increase in employment are accumulated in this form of measurement.

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