The number of people registering as jobless in Spain fell by 2.22% in April from a month earlier, or by 60,503, leaving a total of 2.67 million people out of work, data from the Labour Ministry showed on Monday.

This was the lowest figure for April since 2008, the ministry added.

Spain gained 40,677 net formal jobs in April to 21.1 million jobs, a separate report from the Social Security Ministry showed.

Unemployment of young people under 25 years of age decreased 8.26% in April from the previous month, by 16,925 people to a total of 188,082 people. (Reporting by Joao Manuel Mauricio in Gdansk; Editing by David Latona)