The unemployment rate in Spain in the first quarter came to 24.4 percent and is by far the highest of the entire European Union. The country is out of work about5.6 million people and a rapidly increasing number of households where all members unemployed. This was announced by the local statistical office. In the last quarter of last year,the Spanish unemployment rate was 22.9 percent and she was already the highest in the EU. But the Spaniards at the beginning of this year, the Greeksbegan to catch up, where unemployment is close to 22 percent. Only the first three months of this year lost their jobs in Spain about 365 900people. Number of households where all members unemployed increased by153,400, reaching 1.7 million awesome. While Spain has approximately 47million inhabitants.