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Statistics on unemployment benefits. 2021

The average number of unemployment benefits in Catalonia in 2021 was 242,856, 40.0% less than the previous year, and the annual economic volume stood at 4,329 million euros, with a decrease of 25.0%.

Of these benefits, 142,911 were contribution-based, and the annual economic volume stood at 3,521 million euros. The average contributory benefit in December 2021 was 1,653 euros, 23.0% lower than in the previous December.

With regard to welfare (or non-contributory) unemployment benefits, the figure was 99,945, which translated into an annual amount of 807 million euros and an average allowance of 512 euros per month, 21.6% lower than in the previous December.