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Unemployment benefits. By type

Unemployment benefits. By type Catalonia. 2020
Value Variation (%)
Benefits (average number) Average benefit (euros) Benefits Average benefit
Contributory benefits 299,314 2,160 122.4 59.1
Total unmeployment 279,408 2,160 107.7 59.1
Partial unemployment 19,906 .. 79,524.0 ..
Welfare benefits 105,106 653 13.6 10.7
Source: Idescat, based on data from the State Public Employment Service.
Note: The average benefit of unemployment benefits is in December.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Unemployment benefits. By type Spain. 2020
Value Variation (%)
Benefits (average number) Average benefit (euros) Benefits Average benefit
Contributory benefits 1,056,953 .. 30.9 ..
Total unemployment 937,031 .. 16.5 ..
Partial unemployment 119,922 .. 3,918.8 ..
Welfare benefits 919,833 .. 13.6 ..
Agricultural subsidy 97,566 .. -5.2 ..
Source: State Public Employment Service.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Methodological note

Unemployment benefits are managed by the SEPE (State Public Employment Service).

The contributory benefits for unemployment may be for full or partial unemployment, depending on whether the loss of the job affects the whole or part of the working day.

The SEPE also manages welfare unemployment benefits, which are not contributory and which can be received by collectives of unemployed people with certain socio-economic characteristics.

The agricultural subsidy is only applicable to the autonomous communities of Extremadura and Andalucía.

You can get more information about these statistics in the methodology.