TheSocial SecurityIn September it gained an average of 22,899 affiliates (+ 0.1%), its third best figure in this month since 2000, until the total of employed persons stood at 18,862,713 contributors, according to the Ministry of Labor, on Tuesday. Migrations and Social Security.
In the last year, the number of contributors has increased by 526,551 affiliates, at a rate of 2.87%, driven mainly by theGeneral Regime, which has added 489,743 workers since September 2017 (+ 3.2%), and byAutonomous Regime, which has gained 37,398 members in the last year (+ 1.1%), its biggest increase in the last three years.
As is usual after theend of the summer seasonand the beginning of school activity, education was the sector where affiliation grew the most in September, with 53,308 employed, while hotels and commerce accounted for the biggest decreases when losing 39,227 and 31,963 employees, respectively.
In the ninth month of the yearGeneral Regimeit gained 20,135 affiliates, 0.1% more than in August, up to a total of 15,539,604 contributors.
For its part, theAutonomous Regime(RETA) added 4,395 employees in September (+ 0.1%), its biggest increase in this month since 2007, bringing the total number of affiliates to this regime to 3,253,670 workers.