Record number of people return to work in July

A record number of people no longer were designated as unemployed last month – the third month in a row.

197,841 people official left the unemployment register, a fall of 5.47% – the largest fall in records.

The latest figures come as the unemployment rate continued to fall for the fifth month in a row, as businesses started to reopen since the last lockdown.

Jobs in the services sector were the biggest increase, with 133,658 new positions activated.

The Canaries saw 20374 new roles created last month whilst the Valencian community saw 3565 new roles created last month according to the official data.



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