Foreign employment levels recover in Malaga
Overseas employment levels are recovering in Malaga to pre-pandemic levels.
The province of Malaga has seen the number of foreign workers increase and levels have reached those seen before the start of the pandemic. The province has for many months been one of the most affected, in terms of foreign workers, in Andalusia.
According to the latest figures from the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, the province of Malaga has now registered an average of more than 80,000 workers affiliated at the end of July. This means that compared to the same month last year, there are over 7,400 additional foreign workers. Last year Spain was hit by mobility restrictions which had a huge impact on the summer tourist season in Spain.
The most important thing here is that the level of foreign employees can now be considered to be practically the same as that observed during the summer season 2019. This was the last time Spain had normal summer activity, before the start of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
In Malaga, foreign workers mainly come from outside the EU with a figure of around 63 percent while the rest of the workers come from inside the EU. Regarding gender, the distribution is 52.8% for men.
In other news from Malaga, the capital of Malaga will receive the staggering sum of 555 million euros from the government for local funding according to the PSOE.
The Deputy Secretary General of the PSOE in Malaga, Fuensanta Lima, along with Councilors Alicia Murillo and Rosa del Mar Rodriguez, have announced that the city of Malaga will receive more than 555 million euros from the central government for local funding in 2021 and 2022 .
Lima said: “The province of Malaga will receive 777 million euros from the Spanish government for local funding until 2022, a request that we have been asking for for some time and for which the funds come from the Participation in State Taxes. (PIE) and to compensate for the negative liquidations and the VAT liquidation of 2017 ”.
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