Spain Has So Far Employed More Foreign Workers Than..

In March, the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security, and Migration in Spain reported that the country’s Social Security had registered 2,573,331 foreign affiliates, 23,508 more workers than in February of this year.

According to the statistics provided by the Ministry, the system has seen an increase of more than 384,000 female foreign workers since February 2020. Of the total number of foreign workers employed in Spain, approximately 230,000 have joined within the past year.

The aforementioned figure, according to the same source, accounts for 12.4% of the total number of Social Security beneficiaries.

Meanwhile, during the last month, social security registered 2,525,887 foreign auxiliaries, of which 849,847 or 33.6 percent are residents of the European Union countries, and 1,676,040 or 66.3 percent are residents of third nations, hence representing 59,645 subsidiaries more than a month ago.

Concerning gender, a sum of 1,411,856 or 55.9 percent are men, while 1,114,031 or 44.1 percent are women.

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The following are additional foreign countries with workers in Spain: Romania has 338,623 inhabitants. Morocco comes in second place with 317,137 people, followed by Italy with 163,867. Colombia has 138,660 and Venezuela has 129,531 respectively.

According to the Ministry’s statistics, there has also been an increase of 227,062 people, or 9.9%, in the average affiliation of workers from other countries over the past year.

In comparison to January of last year, 62,059 workers came from Ukraine, representing a 14.800 percent increase.

In view of the Service’s information, around 88.5 percent of nationals of Ukraine working in Spain are remembered for the General scheme and 11.6 percent are independently employed.

Additionally, it was noted that a total of 2,108,843 foreign subsidiaries, or 83.5%, are included in the General Regime.

The hospitality industry saw the largest increase in the number of foreign workers (7.2%), followed by construction (3.1%), artistic activities (3.1%), and public administration (3%)

On the other hand, the self-employed regime had 412,271 foreign branches, with China (15%), Romania (11%) and Italy (8.8%) accounting for the majority of self-employed workers.

In the past, data from Turespaa, Spain’s national tourism body, also showed that in February of this year, there were 2,464,562 Social Security employees in Spain, up 6.7% from the same month in 2022.

Further information indicates that the number of members employed in the tourism industry increased by 154,875 members in the previous year, or 12.2% of the total number of members employed in all sectors of the Spanish economy.


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