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Strong Tourism Numbers Bring Down Spanish Unemployment

Strong Tourism Numbers Bring Down Spanish Unemployment

Unemployed numbers for Spain have fallen for the first time in two years, according to official figures just released. The rate was 26.3% for the second quarter, a reduction from 27.2% in the first quarter, with the number of unemployed falling to just below six million.

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Strong tourism numbers are being credited with the decrease in unemployment, tourism accounts for 10% of  Spain’s Gross Domestic Product.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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