Social Security registered 2,178,269 foreign workers in June, 23,120 more than in May. In the last month the number of this group has grown by 1.07%.

The interannual variation represents an increase of 7.49%, with 151,710 foreign workers more than in June 2018.

Of the total number of affiliates in other countries, the largest groups of workers come from Romania (361,873), Morocco (273,901), Italy (131,334) and China (107,282). They are followed by national workers from Ecuador (75,894), Colombia (73,850), the United Kingdom (72,163), Bulgaria (66,465) and Portugal (57,590).

Autonomous communities

Castilla-La Mancha, followed by the Balearic Islands and Aragon, are the autonomous communities in which the affiliation of foreigners has grown the most in the last month, with percentages of inter-monthly increase of 12.01%, 7.61% and 7.2 % respectively. The occupation of workers from other countries increases in all the autonomous communities except in Andalusia (-9.41%) and the Region of Murcia (-2.87%).

In interannual terms, the affiliation of foreigners increases in all the autonomous communities. Galicia, with an increase of 9.05%, and País Vasco (8.99%) are the autonomies that more workers of foreign origin have added in the last year. Next they are located the Valencian Community (8,8%), Madrid (8,75%), Catalonia (8,53%), Castile and Leon (8,25%) and Castilla-La Mancha (8,12%) .
By regimes, the majority of foreign affiliates fall under the General Regime: 1,830,668 (this figure includes the Special Agrarian System, with 240,005 employed persons, and that of Hogar, with 171,903). It is followed by the Autonomous Workers Regime, with 342,596 people, the Special Regime of the Sea, with 4,948, and the Coal Regime, with 58.

In May, among foreign affiliates, 1,282,519 workers come from countries outside the European Union and the rest (895,750) from EU countries.

Of the total number of foreign affiliates in May, 1,220,207 are men and 958,062 are women.

The foreign affiliates by autonomous communities are distributed as follows:

Ministry of Labor, Migration and Social Security

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