Spain – Momentary employment falls 26.8% in August: Randstad

Spain – Temporary employment falls 26.8% in August: Randstad

10 September 2020

The variety of momentary contracts in Spain fell by 26.8% in August when in comparison with the identical interval final yr, in keeping with knowledge from Randstad.

When in comparison with July 2020, momentary hiring additionally fell by 26.8% in August 2020. This follows three consecutive month-to-month will increase of over 10%.

General, the quantity of momentary contracts stood at 1,033,388, down from 1,396,777 in August 2019 and from 1,396,645 in July 2020.

Randstad famous that the August 2019 determine of 1,396,777 signed momentary contracts, represented a major lower of 29.9% in comparison with the earlier month (July 2019). It was an excellent greater drop than the present one, indicating that the decline in momentary hiring in August is recurring.



“The autumn in momentary hiring within the month of August has been extremely influenced by the affect of the pandemic on tourism and the hospitality trade, nice turbines of employment presently in our nation,” Valentín Bote, director, Randstad Analysis in Spain. “However we should keep in mind that this decline is intrinsic to the month of August and that the restoration of employment will probably be delayed till it provides ranges previous to the pandemic.”

By sectors, agriculture and development are those that greatest withstood the autumn, he provides, with a lower of three.8% and 4.9%, respectively.

The companies sector recorded essentially the most pronounced lower within the final month in momentary contracts, with a drop of 33.4%. This was additionally the sector with the best quantity of corporations, with 673,432. The commercial sector registered a lower of 17.4% in its momentary contracts in comparison with July.


By age, Randstad discovered that these beneath 25 years of age noticed the best month-to-month drop in August in momentary hiring with a decline of 34.8%.

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