Spanish jobless numbers fall

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Spanish jobless numbers fall

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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.