The capital of Maresme recorded the largest decrease in a month of November, with the historical series available
However, Mataró is the second municipality with more than 50,000 inhabitants in the province of Barcelona with the highest unemployment rate
Mataró (Maresme) ended the month of November 2021 below the 8,000 registered unemployed, specifically, they were 7.943. There are 191 fewer unemployed than those who existed in the previous month (-2.3% in relative terms). From the Consistory they emphasize that it is necessary go back to July 2019 to find an unemployed figure that is below 8,000, but you have to go until August 2008 to find a lower figure than last November.
The unemployment slump in November in Mataró is relatively common. With data available for the last 18 years, In 12 of the 18 months of November there has been a monthly decrease in unemployment. Thus, the monthly decrease registered in November 2021 was the biggest decrease in a month of November, with historical series available. A downward trend similar to that of the whole of Spain.
In comparison with November 2020, the decrease in unemployed in Mataró is -2,161 people, a figure that in relative terms translates into a decrease of -21.4%. The Maresme registers a drop somewhat higher than that of Mataró (-21,8%); also in the province of Barcelona and Catalonia they registered interannual decreases somewhat better than that of Mataró (-24.1% in the province of Barcelona and -23.7% in Catalonia). In Spain registered unemployment shows a year-on-year decrease of -17.4%.
Regarding the registered unemployment rate of Mataró, it stands at 13.2%, a rate that is the lowest since August 2019. However, despite everything, Mataró, behind Manresa, is the second municipality of more than 50,000 inhabitants in the province of Barcelona with the highest unemployment rate.
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