UNEMPLOYMENT results in Malaga Province seem to confirm the positive trend registered for the past few months.
Unemployment fell in Malaga by 1,026 people in August, a 0.58 per cent reduction if compared with the data registered for July. The total number of Malaga jobless sits at 174,470, according to the data provided by the Employment and Social Security Ministry.
The province has linked seven months of reductions in a row. Year-on-year figures show that there are 10,187 fewer jobless people than during the same month of 2014.
The summer season has resulted in a strong service sector, which has seen an unemployment reduction of 759 people, while the community of unemployed people who had never worked before (especially youths who have been hired for the first time) has been reduced by 803 people. Agriculture and industry has also seen a slight decrease by 85 and 32 people respectively.
On the other hand, the Social Security registries have seen an increase by 669 people.