Good news for unemployment in Castilla-La Mancha. The number of unemployed people registered in the offices of the public employment services (former Inem) stood at 141,116 at the end of May, after falling by 6,142 unemployed, a percentage decrease of 4.17%, according to data from the Ministry of Labor and Social Economy published this Thursday.
Compared to the same month last year, unemployment fell by 42,463 unemployed in the Autonomous Community, which is 23.13% less.
At the national level, the number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services fell by 99,512 unemployed in May (-3.3%), which placed the total number of unemployed below 3 million for the first time since end of 2008, when the financial crisis began.
Specifically, May closed with 2,922,991 unemployed, its lowest figure since November 2008.
Unemployment fell in the five provinces. Thus, in Albacete last month it ended with 1,048 fewer unemployed, a decrease of 3.84, to 26,234, and Ciudad Real closed with 38,556 unemployed, subtracting 1,637 (-4.07).
The province of Cuenca ended the previous month with 402 fewer unemployed (-3.72%) and a total of 10,408 unemployed and that of Guadalajara subtracted 1,028 people from the unemployment lists (-6.90%) to reach 13,874. The province of Toledo closed last month with 2,027 fewer people unemployed (-3.75%) and 52,044 unemployed in total.
By sex and age, in Albacete, of the 26,234 unemployed, 8,918 are men and 17,316 women. Of the total, 1,653 are under 25 years of age, of whom 787 are men and 866 women.
In the province of Ciudad Real, of 38,556 people actively seeking employment, 13,401 are men and 25,155 women, while in the youth sector the total is 2,849, with a distribution of 1,416 men and 1,433 women.
On the other hand, of the 10,408 unemployed in the province of Cuenca, 4,047 are men and 6,361 women, of whom 753 have not yet reached the age of 25. In this case, there are 419 men and 334 women.
Of the 13,874 unemployed in Guadalajara, 5,259 are men and 8,615 women. The distribution of the 935 unemployed under 25 years of age is 521 men and 414 women.
In the province of Toledo, of the total of 52,044 unemployed, 18,546 are men and 33,498 are women. Among young people under 25 years of age, there are a total of 3,620 unemployed, of which 1,914 are men and 1,706 women.
By sectors, in the province of Albacete, unemployment fell in the Agriculture sector by 429 people and fell in Industry by 149 people, in Construction by 76 people and in Services by 346 people, while in the group without previous employment dropped by 48 people.
In Ciudad Real, for its part, unemployment fell by 685 people in Agriculture, by 89 in Industry, by 219 in Construction, by 494 in the Services sector, and by 150 in the group without previous employment.
In Cuenca, unemployment fell last month by 113 people in Agriculture, by 29 people in Industry, by 40 in Construction and by 194 in the Services Sector, and it also fell by 26 in the group without previous employment.
On his side, in the province of Guadalajara, unemployment fell by 29 people in Agriculture, 54 in Industry, 42 in Construction, 900 in Services and recorded three less in the group without previous employment.
Finally, in the province of Toledo, 230 fewer unemployed were registered in Agriculture, 290 fewer in Industry, 165 fewer in Construction, 1,322 fewer unemployed in Services and 20 fewer in the group without previous employment.
Regarding contracting, in Castilla-La Mancha 63,458 contracts were formalized last month, 13,560 more than the previous monthly payment (27.18 more) and 6,608 less (-9.43%) compared to the same period a year ago .
Of those 63,458 contracts closed in the Autonomous Community during the past month, 29,269 were permanent and 34,189 temporary.