TheSocial Securitywon in the Canary Islands 912 foreign contributors in November, 0.92% more in relation to the previous month, until placing the number of immigrants in high in 100.069 occupied, reported this ThursdayMinistry of Labor, Migration and Social Security.
By provinces,Las Palmas counted 433 more foreign workers(+ 0.82% and a total of 53,553 people) andSanta Cruz de Tenerife registered 479 more contributors(+ 1.04% and 46.516 immigrants occupied).
Regarding the annual variation,Canary Islandsit won 5,694 foreign contributors (+ 6.03%), distributed in such a way that Las Palmas had 2,533 more workers (+ 4.96%) and the province of Tenerife added 3,161 workers (+ 7.29%).
On the other hand,100,069 foreign workersof the archipelago, 70,890 belong to the general regime, 23,554 are self-employed, 630 workers from the sea, 2,575 to the Special Household System and 2,419 contributors do it within the Special Agrarian System.
Less contributors in the whole of Spain
Meanwhile, in the whole of Spain, theSocial Securityit lost 29,554 foreign contributors during the month, 1.4% less than in October, up to 1,981,080 employees. With the decline in November, the affiliation of foreigners to Social Security breaks with two consecutive months of promotions.
Of the total number of immigrants registered at the end of the penultimate month of the year,1,650,745 were listed in the General Scheme; 325,856 in Autonomous; 4,410 in the Sea Regime, and 69 in the Carbon Regime.
In interannual terms, the number of foreign affiliates increased by 7.8% in November, with 144,582 more employed than in the same month of 2017.
Romanians, the most numerous
At the end of the penultimate month of the year, a total of 1,165,564 foreign contributors came from non-EU countries and the rest (815,517) from countries of theEuropean Union.
Of the total of contributing foreign workers, the most numerous groups come from Romania (336,530), Morocco (249,120), Italy (111,493) and China (104,806).
They are followed by workers from Ecuador (72,325), the United Kingdom (66,094), Colombia (63,026), Bulgaria (58,533) and Portugal (52,337).
Catalonia and Madrid concentrate 44.8% of foreigners
By autonomous communities,Cataloniaand Madrid continued to concentrate just over four out of ten foreigners affiliated with Social Security at the end of November, when both of them added 44.8% of the total number of immigrants employed. Specific,Cataloniait had 477,846 foreigners contributing, while in Madrid the figure was 410,543.
After these two regions were Andalusia, with 236,361 foreign affiliates; Valencian Community, with 222,057 employed; Canary Islands, with 100,069; Murcia, with 84,371; Balearic Islands, with 76,055; Aragón, with 69,971; Basque Country, with 63,378; Castilla-La Mancha, with 61,501, and Castilla y León, with 54,286.
The communities with the least presence of immigrants registered with Social Security at the end of November were Galicia, with 36,237 foreigners; Navarra, with 26,447; La Rioja, with 15,318; Asturias, with 13,833; Extremadura, with 13,182; Cantabria, with 11,832, and the autonomous cities of Melilla, with 4,862, and Ceuta, with 2,931.
In monthly terms, the affiliation of foreign workers fell in twelve autonomous communities, especially in the Balearic Islands (-24,867 contributors) and Castilla y León (-6,468) and increased in five regions, mainly in Comunidad Valenciana (+6,386 foreigners) and Madrid (+ 4,443 affiliates).
In year-on-year terms, affiliation of foreigners increased in November in all communities. The greatest advances, in absolute values, were recorded by Catalonia (+40,407 contributors) and Madrid (+33,080 employed).