Tuesday, a report by Spain's Labor Ministry said the number of registered unemployed grew by 37,542 persons or 1.6% in April. According to the Secretary General for Employment, Maravillas Rojo, the increase in unemployment is the most moderate of the last nine months.

During the month, registered unemployment increased 0.5% in the services sector, 1.8% in the industrial sector, 0.7% in construction and 1.7% in agriculture.

Meanwhile, the number of employed persons rose 1.09% or by 39,478 persons to 3.64 million in April.

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