Nerja leads the drop in unemployment
The city of Nerja led the drop in unemployment across the Axarquía region, with 913 fewer people out of work compared to the same month in 2020. This drop puts the city behind Benahavís and Marbella at the provincial level with a drop of 29 .9% of unemployment. according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Economy.
José Alberto Armijo, Mayor of Nerja, said: “These data confirm that we are moving in the right direction, on the path of economic reactivation and job creation, thanks to the recovery of our main economic driver, tourism. national and international. He went on to congratulate the business sector and in particular the tourism sector, where employment levels are returning to normal.
The mayor indicated that the Municipal Shock Plan saw an investment of nearly 11 million euros. According to the mayor, the city’s social exclusion plan will see an additional 83 unemployed people recruited, while support measures for the self-employed and SMEs will remain in place to help hire the unemployed and continue business activity .
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