September saw 1,520 more foreign workers registered for social security

THE Valencia Region saw 1,520 foreign nationals join the social security system last month, which is a 0.64% increase on August, according to figures released today from the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migrations.

Compared to September 2020, however, there has been a rise of 9.24% with some 20,377 more people being registered.

The region, which has long been popular with foreigners, both from inside and outside of the European Union, is currently home to 240,821 foreign nationals who are registered to work here.

Nationally there was an increase in those registered for social security of 21,802, which works out as 0.99%. But again, year-on-year, the increase is much bigger, with 161,491 more foreign nationals working in Spain in September 2021 than in September 2020.

There are also more foreign men than women registered; of the total 2,240,775 foriegners resgistered in the Spanish social security system 1,266,504 are men while 974,211 are women.

In terms of nationality, 35.27% are from the EU and 64.73% are from non-EU countries, which of course now includes UK nationals, post-Brexit.

Growth of foreign workers in Spain

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