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Statistics on unemployment benefits. 2018

The number of unemployment benefits in Catalonia increased by 4.43% in 2018 and the economic volume rose by 3.25%.

124,288 contributory unemployment benefits were paid, with an annual volume of 1,978 million euros. The average contributory benefit in December 2018 totalled 1,339 euros, a figure 1.67% higher than in the previous December.

86,743 non-contributory unemployment benefits were paid in 2018, amounting to 532 million euros.