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Some 45,000 more registered jobless locally than a year ago

  • Social Security data shows a year-on-year increase of 33 per cent

Social Security data for August has shown a rise of 970 people in Malaga province who are registered as out of work.

The jobless total normally jumps at the end of August as summer contracts end.

Looking at the last 12 months overall, there were 44,989 more registered unemployed locally than in August 2019, a 33 per cent rise.