The number of people registered as without a job in Spain fell in July from the previous month, helped by seasonal factors including a strong tourist season.
It was the fifth straight month of declines. The fell by 1.4 percent in July, or almost 65,000.
That still leaves 4.7 million jobseekers.
And a quarterly survey by the National Statistics Institute found an unemployment rate of 26.3 percent in the second quarter of the year, with six million Spaniards unable to find work.