Francina Armengol and Iago Negueruela on Wednesday. | Govern de les Illes Balears
President Armengol said on Wednesday that this April was the best ever for employment. The latest employment figures indicate that 518,282 people were signed on for work with social security - 20% more than in April 2021 and the highest ever for an April. A 7.5% unemployment rate was the lowest since April 2007 and the third lowest ever. There were 41,915 unemployed, 48% lower than in April 2021 and 6.9% lower than in April 2019, i.e. before the pandemic.