Administrative and cleaning staff, the most sought-after jobs in Maresme

The Local Employment Services, promoted by the Barcelona Provincial Council, served a total of 105,318 job seekers in 2023 and achieved 36,057 job placements, 6.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
20 February 2024 Tuesday 21:59
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Administrative and cleaning staff, the most sought-after jobs in Maresme

The Local Employment Services, promoted by the Barcelona Provincial Council, served a total of 105,318 job seekers in 2023 and achieved 36,057 job placements, 6.5% more than the previous year. The job placement rate stood at 25.5% in the province as a whole. In the case of El Maresme, the rate stood at 22.2%.

Last year, these services served 18,643 companies and managed 25,254 job offers throughout the province. The most requested profiles in 2023 in the Local Employment Services in Maresme were administrative staff with customer service tasks (8.49%), cleaning staff (7.88%), waiters (5.83%), food vendors stores (5.55%), nursing assistants (3.73%), kitchen assistants (3.31%), transport workers (3.26%), cooks (2.99%), monitors (2, 24%) and other work and social education professionals (1.82%).

Of the 105,318 job seekers served in 2023 at the Local Employment Services, 56.5% were women. By age, the majority (42.7%) were between 30 and 49 years old, while 29.9% were over 40 years old, 20.9% were between 20 and 29 years old and only 6.5% were younger. 20 years old. 31.4% of these claimants had been a user of the Local Employment Services for more than 5 years, while 30.3% had been in the service for less than a year; 23.9% had been there for between 1 and 3 years and 14.4% between 3 and 5 years.

In relation to the 18,843 companies served by the province's Local Employment Services in 2023, the majority (73.5%) were from the services sector, followed at a distance by industry (18.7%), construction (5, 3%) and agriculture (2.5%). 80.3% of the companies had less than 50 workers.