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Europe / Employment fell by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28 since a year

These quarterly data on employment provide a picture of labour input consistent with the output and income measure of national accounts Continue reading

Euro area unemployment rate at 12.1% in July

The euro area1 (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 12.1% in July 2013, stable compared with June. The EU28 unemployment rate was 11.0%, also stable compared with June. In both zones, rates have risen compared with July 2012, when they were 11.5% and 10.5% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the … Continue reading

The entry of Croatia into the EU / A selection of indicators

On the occasion of the entry of Croatia into the EU on 1 July 2013, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes a selection of economic and social indicators drawing a portrait of the new Member State Continue reading

Europe / Record Unemployment rate as Youth Unemployment rose by 188 000 in the euro area

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 12.2% in April 2013, up from 12.1% in March. The EU271 unemployment rate was 11.0%, unchanged compared with the previous month4. In both zones, rates have risen markedly compared with April 2012, when they were 11.2% and 10.3% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical … Continue reading

Euro area / Unemployment rate at 11.9% (EU27 at 10.8%)

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.9% in January 2013, up from 11.8% in December 2012. The EU271 unemployment rate was 10.8%, up from 10.7% in the previous month. In both zones, rates have risen markedly compared with January 2012, when they were 10.8% and 10.1% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, … Continue reading

Euro-zone – Unemployment rate hits record 11.6%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.6% in September 2012, up from 11.5% in August. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.6% in September 2012, stable compared with August. In both zones, rates have risen significantly compared with September 2011, when they were 10.3% and 9.8% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Eurostat … Continue reading

Euro-Area Unemployment Rate at a Record 11.2% for Two Months in a Row

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.2% in June 2012, stable compared with May. It was 10.0% in June 2011. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.4% in June 2012, also stable compared with May. It was 9.5% in June 2011. Eurostat estimates that 25.112 million men and women in the EU27, of whom 17.801 million … Continue reading

Europe – Employment – The EU-27 employment rate for the 20–64 age group dropped from an average of 70.4% in 2008 to 69.1% in 2009

The EU-27 employment rate for the 20–64 age group dropped from an average of 70.4% in 2008 to 69.1% in 2009, falling for the first time in the past five years and slipping away from the Europe 2020 target, set at 75%. Sources: Eurostat regional yearbook 2011 See also : Europe – Regional unemployment rates – From 2.5% in Salzburg … Continue reading

Europe – Regional unemployment rates – From 2.5% in Salzburg and Tirol to 30.4% in Andalucia

Regional unemployment rates varied widely across the 271 NUTS 2 regions of the EU27 in 2011, with the lowest rates recorded in the regions of Tirol and Salzburg (both 2.5%) in Austria, Zeeland (2.7%) in the Netherlands and Oberbayern (2.8%),  Niederbayern (2.9%) and  Freiburg (3.0%) in Germany, while the highest rates were registered in the regions of  Andalucía (30.4%) and … Continue reading

Youth Unemployment – How to measure it ?

The limitations of the unemployment rate as a measure of labour market conditions among the youth population is acknowledged by Eurostat, who now publish both the ratio and the rate for the population aged 15-24.  (Their recent figures for Ireland for 2011 are low and may not reflect the latest Census returns.) The distinction between … Continue reading

Euro area unemployment hits record high

Europe’s Unemployment statistics – March 2012 – Euro area unemployment rate at 10.9%, EU27 at 10.2% The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.9% in March 2012, compared with 10.8% in February. It was 9.9% in March 2011. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.2% in March 2012, stable compared with February. It was 9.4% in March 2011. Eurostat estimates that 24.772 million men … Continue reading

More Than Half Youth are unemploymed in Spain and Greece

The unemployment rate among Spain’s under-25s rose to 50.5pc in January, and to 50.4pc in Greece in December, according to the latest available data from Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office. It compared with an average eurozone youth unemployment rate of 21.6pc. One of the lowest rates of youth unemployment is in Germany, where it … Continue reading

Austerity Is a Disaster – The Atlantic

Euro zone unemployment just hit a 15-year high. German unemployment just hit a 15-year low. What can those of us across the Atlantic glean from this seemingly bipolar state of affairs? That austerity, every economic conservative’s favorite prescription for an ailing economy — the medicine Republicans here in the United States are pushing hard — is … Continue reading

European unemployment | Highest in 14 years and Youth Hit Hardest

“European unemployment increased to the highest in more than 14 years in February as companies from Spain to Italy eliminated jobs to weather the region’s crisis” writes Bloomberg. The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.8% in February 2012, compared with 10.7% in January. It was 10.0% in February 2011. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.2% in February 2012, compared with 10.1% in January. It … Continue reading

Eurozone unemployment hits new record – BBC News

Unemployment in the eurozone hit a record high at the end of last year, the Eurostat agency has said. The jobless rate in the 17 countries that use the single currency was 10.4% in December, unchanged from November’s figure which was revised up from 10.3%. Some 16.5 million people were out of work in the … Continue reading

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