In the first nine months of the year, 30,400 contracts were signed in the logistics sector in the Aragonese community, which is 28% more than last year. Hiring in this autonomy has experienced a growth of 5.4 points higher than the national average in this period, which has been 22.9%. The volume of contracts signed in logistics in Aragon represents 2.9% of the total of those registered at the national level.
Within Aragón, Zaragoza has 26,659 contract signatures, an amount that is the one with the highest volume of contracting in logistics registered in 2021, experiencing a growth of 34.7% compared to the same period last year, according to data from Randstad, a company of Human Resources that has compared the figures of the last years provided by the State Public Employment Service (SEPE) in the transport and storage categories.
Following within Aragon, after Zaragoza, is Huesca with 2,594 hires and an increase of 16.7%, while Teruel adds 1,179 contracts, producing a drop in volume of 31.2%.
At the national level, Randstad highlights that, so far in 2021, activities related to logistics have generated 1,057,575 contracts in our country, the highest figure in the last ten years. In fact, the volume of contracts during the first nine months of 2021 is 22.9% higher than the same period last year.
Despite these figures, Aragón is not one of the communities with the highest concentration of contracts. According to the Randstad report, a third (32.2%) of all contracts signed in the first three quarters of the year have been signed in Andalusia (175,812) and Catalonia (164,865).
Other autonomous regions are also significant, such as the Community of Madrid (149,961), the Valencian Community (140,265), Castilla-La Mancha (95,136), Galicia (81,711) and Euskadi (59,270).
Below them are Castilla y León (30,544) and Aragón (30,432), which is in ninth position within the national group. Next and below all of them are the Canary Islands (27,183), the Region of Murcia (25,337), Asturias (17,686), Cantabria (16,335), Navarra (14,210), the Balearic Islands (12,682), Extremadura (10,766) and La Rioja (3,702).
Considering the increases, the evolution of Castilla-La Mancha (52.5%), Navarra (50.1%) and Cantabria (37.9%), followed by the Valencian Community (34.9%), the Balearic Islands ( 31.9%), Catalonia (28.7%) and Aragon (28.3%).
More moderate increases have been registered in the Canary Islands (21.9%), the Region of Murcia (21.3%), La Rioja (19.6%), Galicia (17.4%), the Community of Madrid (17 , 3%), Euskadi (16.9%) and Extremadura (11%). The lowest growth rates have taken place in Andalusia (9.1%), Castilla y León (9%) and Asturias (5%).