The figures were released yesterday

The number of people employed in the tourism industry in Andalusia has decreased by 6% in the first quarter of 2012, to 292,920,  according to  data from the  Instituto de Estudios Turísticos (IET) that was released yesterday
Specifically, in Andalusia, in the first three months of 2012 there were 227,736 employed by companies and 65,185 self-employed, with respective declines of 5.1 and 9.1% respectively.

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