State employs 10,885 more people: fewer doctors and more rangers

In the second quarter of the year, an additional 10,885 employees entered the public administration sector, an increase of 1.5% compared to the same period last year. In total, the state employs 741,698 workers, the highest figure since 2011, according to the government employment statistic released this Tuesday. Still, state employment growth is slowing, as the previous quarter’s increase was also 2.2% year on year.

This 1.5% increase in government employment, compared to the same period in 2021, was mainly due to the 1.1% increase in the central government workforce, corresponding to 6,263 additional jobs, and the local government, which created 2,954 additional jobs, a growth of 2.3%, justifies the report.

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Author: Salome Pinto

Source: El heraldo