Nearly 900,000 people lose their jobs after coronavirus lockdown in Spain
In Spain, 898,822 workers have lost their jobs since March 12, when Spanish government declared a state of emergency and imposed lockdowns due to coronavirus pandemic.
“It should be noted that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is beginning to be seen in a noticeable way from the day 12 March, so the average affiliation data does not accurately reflect what happened throughout the month, “the country’s Labor Ministry said.
In the general system, the fall was 855,081 members (-5.63%), while the autonomous system was 40,877 (-1.25%).
In March, the number of officially registered unemployed in the country rose to 3.5 million, the highest level since April 2017.