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Spain: 409,615 More International Workers Registered in May 2022

A total of 2,608,600 million internationally affiliated workers were registered by Spain’s Social Security Services in May, which means that 409,615 additional workers were registered compared to last year’s figures and 32,962 more compared to the figures for the same month in 2019.

These figures were provided in the latest report by Turespana emphasizing that associates in tourism activities account for a total of 44 percent of employment created in May, which is 12.9 percent of the total number of affiliates in the national economy, SchengenVisaInfo. com reports.

Data provided by Turespana means that four out of every ten jobs created in May were in the tourism sector.

In this regard, the Spanish Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Maria Reyes Maroto, confirmed that the intense recovery of the tourism industry leads to a significant increase in belonging to social security in the labor market, which exceeded 2.6 million members in May, representing the highest level in the history series in the month of May.

According to the minister, this was made possible thanks to the effective social shield deployed by the country’s government during the pandemic in order to keep workers as well as companies in the tourism sector on their feet and at the high levels of Spanish vaccination. Population.

In addition, thanks to labor reform, high-quality jobs are created. Therefore, we start the summer season with good prospects despite the complex context created by the war in Ukraine. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism indicated that tourism will be one of the sectors that will contribute more to the economic recovery and job creation this year.

According to the announcement of the Spanish Ministry of Industry, the hotel industry gained a total of 306,413 subsidiaries, while travel agencies registered a total of 5,662 new workers, while the group of other tourism activities recorded an increase of 97,540 subsidiaries.

The statement stated that “wage workers, who represent 81 percent of the total workers in the sector, increased by 23.3 percent compared to the same month last year, while the self-employed grew by 2.2 percent.”

Besides, the numbers in the Autonomous Communities also increased in employment in the hospitality, travel agency and tour operator sectors compared to last year’s figures.

According to the figures provided by the same source, the largest increase was recorded in the following areas:

Ellis Ballers Andalusia, Catalonia, Comunidad, Valencia, Canary Islands, and Comunidad de Madrid

At the same time, compared to the data for the same month of 2019, the following provinces had more of their workers before the spread of the coronavirus pandemic: Andalusia, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Valenciana communes, Eles Ballerse, Murcia.

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