Unemployment rate in Spain 2005-2019

This statistic displays the unemployment rate in Spain from the first quarter of 2005 to the first quarter of 2019. As of the third quarter of 2005, the unemployment rate in Spain was at roughly 8.4 percent, in the same quarter of 2012 it increased resulting in a rate of around 24.8. As of the second quarter of 2017 the unemployment rate was 9.72 percent lower than its peak, the peak occurred in the first quarter of 2013 before fluctuating somewhat in a downward trend. Interestingly, the first quarter of each year after 2013 experienced a slight rise in unemployment, although, this trend is not reflected in the quarterly unemployment figures in Spain.
The age group with the highest distribution of unemployment occurred among teenagers (16 to 19 years).
Recent quarterly unemployment figures in Spain show that unemployment peaked in the first quarter of 2013, whereby there were approximately 6.28 million inhabitants unemployed, by the same quarter in 2017 unemployment had decreased by over 2 million. This trend is also reflected in the number of people in employment in Spain.
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Unemployment rate in Spain from 1st quarter 2005 to 1st quarter 2019
Unemployment rate
Q1 '1914.7%
Q4 '1814.45%
Q3 '1814.55%
Q2 '1815.28%
Q1 '1816.74%
Q4 '1716.55%
Q3 '1716.38%
Q2 '1717.22%
Q1 '1718.75%
Q4 '1618.63%
Q3 '1618.91%
Q2 '1620%
Q1 '1621%
Q4 '1520.9%
Q3 '1521.18%
Q2 '1522.37%
Q1 '15 23.78%
Q4 '14 23.7%
Q3 '14 23.67%
Q2 '14 24.47%
Q1 '14 25.93%
Q4 '13 25.73%
Q3 '13 25.65%
Q2 '13 26.06%
Q1 '13 26.94%
Q4 '12 25.77%
Q3 '12 24.79%
Q2 '12 24.4%
Q1 '12 24.19%
Q4 '11 22.56%
Q3 '11 21.28%
Q2 '11 20.64%
Q1 '11 21.08%
Q4 '10 20.11%
Q3 '10 19.59%
Q2 '10 19.89%
Q1 '10 19.84%
Q4 '09 18.66%
Q3 '09 17.75%
Q2 '09 17.77%
Q1 '09 17.24%
Q4 '08 13.79%
Q3 '08 11.23%
Q2 '08 10.36%
Q1 '08 9.6%
Q4 '07 8.57%
Q3 '07 8.01%
Q2 '07 7.93%
Q1 '07 8.42%
Q4 '06 8.26%
Q3 '06 8.08%
Q2 '06 8.44%
Q1 '06 9.03%
Q4 '05 8.71%
Q3 '05 8.41%
Q2 '05 9.32%
Q1 '05 10.17%
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