The unemployment rate in Spain is above 25 per cent for the first time - with more than half of young people out of work, new figures have revealed.
Between July and September, 85,000 more people joined the ranks of the unemployed raising the total to 5.78 million, the National Statistics Institute said today.
The figures brought the country's unemployment rate up by around 0.4 per cent to 25.02 per cent.
For those under 25, the unemployment rate edged down marginally to 52 per cent.
Source and full story: Daily Mail (UK), 26 Oct 2012