Statistics on unemployment benefits. 2019
The average number of unemployment benefits in Catalonia in 2019 was 227,107, 7.6% more than the previous year, and the annual economic volume was 2,785 million euros, an increase of 11%.
Of these benefits, 134,530 were contribution-based, with an annual volume of 2,161 million euros. The average contributory benefit in December 2019 was 1,358 euros, a figure 1.42% higher than in the previous December.
With regard to non-contributory unemployment benefits, the figure was 92,552, which translated into an annual amount of 623 million euros and an average allowance of 590 euros per month.