TheSocial Securitylost inCanary Islandsan average of 1,100 foreign contributors in January (-1.1%), until the total number of immigrants occupied in the islands stood at 98,720 people, according to the data published on Tuesday by theMinistry of Labor, Migration and Social Security.
In cComparison with January of last yearOn the other hand, the number of foreign affiliates grew by 4,681 people, which represents 4.98 percent more.
The bulk of the deterioration in foreign affiliation this January focuses on theProvince of Las Palmas, where 670 contributors were lost, for 430 of theProvince of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Atcountry set, on the other hand, the number of foreign contributors lost by the system was 26,150, which shows a deterioration of 1.3 percent in the month of January, until the total number of employed immigrants stood at 1,966,699.
With this decline, theaffiliation of foreignersreturns to negative rates after the rise in more than 11,700 non-national employed that the system experienced in December.
Of the total number of foreigners registered in theSocial SecurityAt the close of January, 1,638,323 were listed in the General Scheme; 324.702 in Autonomous; 3,610 in the Sea Regime, and 65 in the Carbon Regime.
Ininterannual terms, the affiliation of foreigners increased in January in 151,607 people (+ 8.3%).
Romanians, the most numerous
At the end of the first month of the year, a total of 1,159,268 foreign contributors came from non-EU countries and the rest (807,430) from countries of theEuropean Union.
Of the total number of foreign workers listed in the Social Security system, the most numerous groups come fromRomania(335.344),Morocco(253.009),Italy(109,906) andChina(103,479).
They are followed by the national workers ofEcuador(70,644),UK(64,792),Colombia(61,834),Bulgaria(58,278) andPortugal(52,015).
Catalonia and Madrid concentrate 44.6% of foreigners
By autonomous communities,CataloniaYMadridmore than four out of every ten foreigners affiliated with Social Security continued to concentrate at the end of January, when 44.6% of the total number of employed immigrants joined them. Specifically, Catalonia had 469,403 foreigners contributing, while in Madrid the figure was 407,662.
After these two regions were Andalusia, with 252,301 foreign affiliates; Valencian Community, with 215,254 employees; Canary Islands, with 98.720; Murcia, with 84,391; Balearic Islands, with 70,684; Aragón, with 68,633; Castilla-La Mancha, with 64,104; Basque Country, with 62,313, and Castilla y León, with 52,456.
The communities with the least presence of immigrants registered with Social Security at the end of January were Galicia, with 35,042 foreigners; Navarre, with 25,755; La Rioja, with 15,657; Asturias, with 13,399; Extremadura, with 11,608; Cantabria, with 11,334, and the autonomous cities of Melilla, with 5,017, and Ceuta, with 2,967.
In monthly terms, the affiliation of foreign workers fell in 14 autonomous communities, especially in Valencian Community (-7,501 contributors) and Catalonia (-6.889) and increased in three regions: Andalusia (+1.792 foreigners), Castilla-La Mancha (+186) contributors) and La Rioja (+37 affiliates).
In year-on-year terms, affiliation of foreigners increased in January in all communities. The greatest advances, in absolute values, were recorded by Catalonia (+41,351 contributors) and Madrid (+32,682 employed).