The number of registered workers decreased by 2% in February compared to the same month in 2018, which represents a loss of 252,500 jobs during this period, the Ministry of Production and Labor announced.
The portfolio that moves Dante Sika This afternoon, the results of the EIL, reflecting a year-on-year negative change of 2.4%, and a registered labor report in February based on Integrated Social Security data, were released today. Argentine and expanded with information about boxes that are not transferred to the nation.
In February, according to official information, the number of workers registered in a dependency ratio was 12,092,100, which represents a decrease of 252,500 jobs compared to those checked twelve months ago and by 3800 less than in February 2017 years.
In the private sector, the number of job losses in February was 178 300 compared to the same month of 2018, which is equivalent to a 2% reduction.
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While in the public sector it grew by 0.1% in a similar period, this is mainly explained by the creation of new jobs in the municipalities.
In the private sector, in February last year, registered workers (159,400) and independent workers in total (159,400) were reduced compared to the number of existing jobs twelve months earlier.
The latter point is explained by the decrease in the number of Monotributistas y Autónomos modest workers, which shows a decrease in the inter-measurement by 1.5% and 2.9%, respectively.
In February, the number of registered workers in the private sector increased in the provinces of Neuquén (3.6%) – driven by the phenomenon Vaca Muerta – La Rioja (1.4%) and Santa Cruz (1.1%).
On the other hand, Tierra del Fuego (9.4%), Catamarca (7.3%), Chaco (6.7%) and Formosa (6.7%) recorded the largest decline year-on-year.
By industries, mining and quarrying (+ 7.1%), fisheries (5.3%), agriculture (+ 0.5%) and education (+ 1.2%) t in the workplace increased most in the second month of the current year.
Finally, with regard to wage developments, the Ministry of Labor report specifies that average nominal growth has increased by 38% compared to 12 months ago in nominal terms.
At the same time, the average real wage resulting from the comparison with IPC GBA and IPC Nacional del Indec shows a drop in purchasing power of workers by 8.8% compared to the previous year versus February 2018.