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One in five Spaniards jobless: report


One in five Spaniards jobless: report


Unemployment in Spain has topped a fifth of the workforce according to a national newspaper.

ABC said 4.61 million Spaniards were jobless in the first quarter — that is 20.05 per cent — well up on the 18.8 per cent figure for the last quarter of 2009.

The paper claims they are the official figures due out on Friday which appeared for a few minutes by mistake on the National Statistics Institute website.

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