The number of those registered as unemployed in Spain has dropped by 127,248 (2.6%) in June and as such registers the largest fall in unemployment on record for the month of June.
There have now been falls in unemployment for 4 consecutive months from March. Unemployment fell in all sectors of the economy apart from agriculture in which it rose 0.75%. Unemployment in the construction sector fell by 2.56%.
Youth unemployment (those aged under 25) has also dropped and has now accumulated a year on year fall of 6.39% to June and is down 7.41% from May.
Graph showing unemployment levels in Spain from 2009 to June 2013