41,450 foreign workers have received visas from the Spain Government in just a month of August. Spanish authorities revealed that the entire number of international workers who have been working in Spain is now increased to 2,419,877.
834,461 foreign workers from EU countries received visas by end of August whereas 1,603,030 foreign workers from third countries.
The ratio of men and women foreign workers who have received visas is listed in the following table
|Foreign Workers||In Number||In Percentage|
Based on the data provided by the Spanish government, foreign workers who have come from various countries are listed below:
|Countries||Number Of Foreign Workers|
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Besides the nationalities, a high number of foreign workers entered Spain. Around 60,649 Ukrainian workers have received visas by end of August 2022 in Spain. 70% of Ukrainians are registered under General Scheme whereas 9% of them are self-employed.
Based on the data of total foreign workers who contribute to the Spain workforce market, 50,043 women employees from Venezuelan nationality and 47,857 are men employees from the same. Most male foreign workers are self-employed.
Out of the total of 2,032,319 foreign workers around 83.3%, the total number has got the visa under General Scheme and around 399,520 are self-employed.
Additionally, the same pointed out that 2,032,319 foreign workers, which represents 83.3 percent of the total number, are included in the General Scheme, and another 399,520 of them are self-employed.
The percentage of foreign workers who are self-employed in Spain along with their nationalities is mentioned below:
|Nationality||% of foreigners who are self-employed|
As per the Government released data, sectors under which the percentage of foreign workers registered are listed below:
|Sector name||% of foreign workers|
|Household activities||+5.4 per cent|
|Energy supply||+3.1 per cent|
|Sanitary activities||+1.6 per cent|
|Water supply||+1.6 per cent|
|Recreational activities||+1.4 per cent|
|Education||-10.7 per cent|
|Agriculture||-6 per cent|
Recently, Spain has introduced a new plan to increase the pace of work and residence permit processing. This move helps to resolve around 200,000 pending applications and also reduces the processing durations for the residence and work permits.
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